SEATTLE – At an event and demonstration today with the Seattle Fire Department and Seattle City Light, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced a first-in-the-nation partnership today between Seattle City Light and the Seattle Fire Department to more [...]
SEATTLE – On June 6, 2018, just after 4:30 p.m., the Fire Alarm Center received a call about a house fire in the Blue Ridge/North Beach neighborhood. Dispatchers relayed information to the responding crews about a possible person inside the [...]
SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to attend an Open House of newly remodeled Fire Station 5 located along the Seattle Waterfront.  The event will take place on Friday [...]

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.