Seattle Fire Department buildings, fire stations remain temporarily closed to public access

Emergency services are NOT impacted. For fire or medical emergencies, call 911.


Text to communicate Seattle Fire station and building closures to members of the public

Abiding by the state's Safe Start plan, Seattle Fire Department buildings are closed to public access: 

  • Headquarters (301 2nd Ave. S.) is closed to the public except for supply deliveries; most staff are working remotely. Members of the public can call the main line (206-386-1400) with questions.  
  • The Fire Prevention Division (220 3rd Ave. S.) continues to provide building safety and fire mitigation services. However, the walk-in counter at the Fire Prevention Division (220 3rd Ave. S.) is temporarily closed. All services and inspections can be arranged by email . See service adjustments and contact information here.
  • Fire stations are closed to the public for blood pressure checks, visits and tours. Members of the public who need a blood pressure check are encouraged to visit a nearby pharmacy or their doctor's office.   

 

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