2/23
SEATTLE – On February 23 at 5:12 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to the 1700 Block of 17th Avenue South for a fire in an apartment building. Engine 13 arrived first on-scene and saw flames coming from the windows of the four-unit apartment [...]
2/22
SEATTLE – On Thursday, February 22 just after 9:30 a.m., the Fire Alarm Center received multiple calls reporting an explosion and fire in the garage of a home located at the 4900 Block of 30th Avenue South. Engine and truck companies saw a [...]
2/19
SEATTLE – On Monday, February 19 at 2:58 a.m. the Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls for a house fire on the 9000 Blk of 12 Ave NW. Engine 35 arrived first on scene and reported heavy fire already through the roof. Because of the [...]

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.

Annual Report

Response Numbers and Activities

The 2016 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.