SEATTLE – On Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, the Fire Alarm Center received a peculiar call from community members in the Fremont neighborhood. Crews from the Fremont and Queen Anne fire stations (Engine 9 and Ladder 6) responded to the scene to find a [...]
SEATTLE – On Sept. 13, 2018, just after 5 a.m., the Fire Alarm Center received a call about a townhouse fire in the Wallingford neighborhood. Crews reported seeing a column of smoke from the 4200 Block of Winslow Pl. N. on the way to the [...]
Seattle – Look for Seattle Firefighters this week as they take to the streets to collect money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Fill-the-Boot campaign. Seattle Firefighters will be at these five locations to accept donations between 9 a.m. [...]

Issues and Initiatives

Low Acuity team

Low Acuity Program

The Low Acuity Alarm Program was designed to address the growing amount of Low Acuity or Non-Emergent responses.

Response Numbers and Activities

The 2017 Annual Report includes department information and response numbers.

Wet System

Systems Testing & Reporting

A new process for documenting and tracking buildings’ fire and life safety systems was implemented in 2017.

Here to Serve

The mission of the Seattle Fire Department is to save lives and protect property through emergency medical service, fire and rescue response and fire prevention. We respond immediately when any member of our community needs help with professional, effective and compassionate service.

The Seattle Fire Department: a national leader in responding to and preventing emergencies with a commitment to excellence and teamwork.