Seattle – The Seattle Fire Department, in partnership with the Seattle Public Library, has brought back the popular summer Firefighter Story Times series. Seattle firefighters will be at eight local branches in July and August to teach fire safety [...]
Sunshine, warm weather and the long days of summer make Independence Day the perfect time to hang out with friends and family. While fireworks are an amazing spectacle to enjoy, we recommend observing from a safe distance and leaving it to the [...]
SEATTLE – Firefighters and apparatus stationed at Fire Station 31 (1319 N. Northgate Way) have been temporarily relocated to neighboring fire stations to allow for further mold testing of the facility. This move took place June 18 and remains in [...]

Issues and Initiatives

Low Acuity team

Low Acuity Program

Learn how the Seattle Fire Department is addressing the growing number of non-emergent (low acuity) responses.

Cover image from SFD 2018 annual report

Response numbers and information

Take a look at our 2018 annual report, which includes statistics and information about our programs and services.

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.