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SEATTLE – With 82 percent of Seattle residents beginning the vaccination process, the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) will transition its testing and vaccination efforts to partner agencies, beginning on July 31, 2021. To date, SFD has administered more than 157,000 vaccine doses through its fixed vaccination sites, mobile vaccination team deployments and pop-up clinics. Additionally, […]

Over the weekend, the Seattle Fire Department responded to two residential home fires that started on rooftops. In both situations, fire investigators identified improperly discarded smoking materials as the probable source of ignition. Every summer, we respond to fires that are caused by smoking materials left unattended or discarded improperly. With the warm and dry […]

July 15th is National Pet Fire Safety Day. Don't forget to include your furry family members into your emergency plan should a fire occur. According to American Humane, more than half a million pets are impacted by house fires every year. Sometimes, the house fires are started by the pets themselves. Take a few minutes to prepare your home to prevent fires and to ensure your pets can get out safely if fire happens.