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About Firefighting

Operations

Operations

Operations are spread across five battalions containing 33 stations with an on-duty staffing of 211 members.

Medic One

Medic One

Since 1970, the department has been providing world renowned Advanced Life Support (ALS) and pre-hospital emergency care through firefighter/paramedics stationed around the city.

Technical Teams

Technical Teams

Technical Teams include the Hazardous Materials Response Team, Dive Team, Confined Space Rescue, Heavy Rescue and Marine Emergency Response Team.

Fire Alarm Center

Fire Alarm Center

The FAC, or Dispatch, receives and processes all 911 calls for SFD resources.

Training Division

Training Division

Training ensures recruits and firefighters are properly trained and ready.

Join Us

Join Us

Learn more about how join the Seattle Fire Department.

Fallen Firefighter Memorial

Fallen Firefighter Memorial

Members that have lost their lives in the line of duty since the department began.

Fire Department

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
FireChiefOffice@seattle.gov
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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.