2019 Toys for Tots

During the winter months, lights and candles get lit to brighten up our homes for the holidays. Unfortunately, this is also the time of year when the fire department responds to more fires involving candles and holiday lights. Be mindful of your [...]
The Seattle Fire Department reminds residents to be safe while cooking and gathering this holiday season. Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking-related fires. Other holiday-related home fires involve heating and electrical sources. Before [...]
SEATTLE – At 10:39 a.m., a neighbor called 911 reporting visible smoke in a 4-story apartment building on the 10500 block of 8th Ave NE. Engine 39 was the first crew on-scene and confirmed light smoke coming from a unit on the 4th floor. When [...]
The boxes are arriving! The Seattle Fire Department is collecting toys as part of the annual Marine Corps’ annual Toys for Tots drive. We have been part of this community tradition for more than 50 years and are pleased to be involved again this [...]
Beginning in 2020, the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Division will begin writing citations for overcrowding, blocked exits and unsafe conditions at Seattle night clubs and event venues. The Seattle Fire Department (SFD) inspects nightlife [...]

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