SEATTLE — At 5:42 p.m., firefighters at Station 6, in the Central District, noticed black smoke coming from a neighboring apartment building in the 2600 block of S. Jackson St. Crews notified the Fire Alarm Center and requested them to dispatch a [...]
SEATTLE — Wednesday afternoon at approximately 1:40 p.m., crews were dispatched to reports of a fire in an apartment complex in the 900 block of NE 63rd St. Crews arrived on scene to find heavy smoke and flames coming from a window of a third-floor [...]
SEATTLE – Captain Gordon Wolcott was pleased to pin the badge on his daughter Firefighter Raechel Ehlers when she was officially sworn in as a Seattle Firefighter/EMT on March 7, 2024. While the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) has many legacy [...]
Shared from the City of Seattle Office of the Mayor Seattle – On April 18, Mayor Bruce Harrell announced that he submitted emergency legislation to amend the Seattle Fire Code and allow the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) to order and complete [...]

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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.