Seattle — Just before 5 p.m., a Good Samaritan was on his way home from work via Aurora Ave. N. when he saw a column of black smoke coming from a residence at the 900 block of N. 87th St. He drove up to the residence, got out of his truck and [...]
SEATTLE – On June 5 at 1 p.m., the City of Seattle Office of Emergency Management will send two test messages through the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system. The alert will only be sent to those who have opted to receive local test messages [...]
Seattle — This morning at 6:12 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting a fire in a three-story commercial building at the 4200 block of Rainier Ave. S. Engine 30 was the first unit on scene and [...]
It is important to be prepared for sudden emergencies such as sudden cardiac arrest. Around 70% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen at home so it’s important to know what to do if this were to happen. A cardiac patient’s chance of [...]

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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.

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Harold Scoggins, Fire Chief
Address: 301 2nd Ave S, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: 301 2nd Ave S, Seattle, WA, 98104
Phone: (206) 386-1400
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The Seattle Fire Department (SFD) has 33 fire stations located throughout the City. SFD deploys engine companies, ladder companies, and aid and medic units to mitigate loss of life and property resulting from fires, medical emergencies, and other disasters.