Public Affairs

Public Affairs manages internal and external communications and provides community programing, safety education and information.


Providing timely and accurate information to the public is vital to the mission of the Seattle Fire Department. We release information as quickly as possible, often in a variety of formats. Information is distributed to news media and across our social channels, including Twitter, Facebook and Alert Seattle. Individual media requests should be sent to

Community Outreach and Education

Station Tours, Firefighter Visits & Community Events

You can request an educational firefighter visit for your school or community group or request to visit your local station. The department also participates in community events ranging from health fairs and festivals to parades.

Community Fire Safety Advocates

CFSAs help provide important culturally competent fire safety education in 12 languages.

Fire & Life Safety Safety Handouts

Helpful fire and life safety tips ranging from proper evacuation procedures to cooking safety.

Children's Programs

Education and safety programs from preschools to elementary schools.

Medic II – CPR Program

CPR training and certifications classes for individuals and groups.

Fire Stoppers

Fire setting intervention and education.