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City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center has Deactivated

SEATTLE (December 13, 2016) – Mayor Ed Murray has deactivated the City of Seattle’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in response to the Sounders Parade/Rally at 2 p.m.

City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center has Activated

SEATTLE (December 13, 2016) – Mayor Ed Murray has activated the City of Seattle’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 10 a.m.

Seattle Sounders FC Victory Parade Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 11am in Downtown Seattle

SDOT advises travelers that a victory parade will be held for the 2016 MLS Cup Champions Seattle Sounders FC on Tuesday, December 13 at 11 a.m. in downtown Seattle. Travelers in and around downtown Seattle can expect significant delays. The parade will begin at 4th Ave and Pine St near Westlake Center at 11 a.m., […]

City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center has Deactivated

SEATTLE (December 9, 2016) – Mayor Ed Murray has deactivated the City of Seattle’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 7:30 a.m.

City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center has Activated

SEATTLE (December 9, 2016) – Mayor Ed Murray has activated the City of Seattle’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 5 a.m.

Seattle Joint Information Center Deactivated

SEATTLE (Dec. 8, 2016) – The City of Seattle deactivated its Joint Information Center at 11:30 p.m. It had been supporting operations regarding snow that fell in the Seattle area. Overnight, media should use regular department contacts. The City plans to reactivate the Joint Information Center at 5 a.m.

Seattle Joint Information Center Activated

SEATTLE (Dec. 8, 2016) – The City of Seattle activated its Joint Information Center at 7 p.m. to support operations regarding snow that is expected to fall in the Seattle area. Public information officers are available to answer media inquiries at (206) 233-5072.

City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center has Deactivated

Mayor Ed Murray has deactivated the City of Seattle’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 11 p.m.

City prepares for potential winter storm

Today, Mayor Ed Murray activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) ahead of a predicted snowstorm that could impact the Seattle area this evening and tomorrow morning. The EOC will manage the City’s response to impacts stemming from the storm. The EOC will begin operations at 5 p.m. today and will remain open as dictated by […]

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City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center has Activated

SEATTLE (December 5, 2016) – Mayor Ed Murray has activated the City of Seattle’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 5 p.m.

Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to protect pets from cold

While you’re trying to stay warm early next week, don’t forget to also take proper precaution to protect your pets. That’s the message that the Seattle Animal Shelter is hoping area pet owners will hear as temperatures in the low 30s or colder are expected. To help those dogs that are left outside, the shelter […]

City preparing for storm, encourages residents to take caution this evening

SEATTLE – With high-winds and rain predicted for Seattle and much of the Pacific Northwest Saturday evening and Sunday morning, the City of Seattle is advising residents to take precautions at home and when traveling. Residents should defer traveling during the storm, avoid and report downed power lines and trees, and be cautious near areas experiencing flooding.     The National Weather […]

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City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center activated

SEATTLE (October 15, 2016) –Mayor Ed Murray activated the City of Seattle’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 3 P.M. today to provide support for City agencies ahead of the severe storm that is predicted to impact the Seattle area this afternoon and evening. The City of Seattle also activated the… [ Keep reading ]

City encourages residents to prepare for weekend weather

With high-winds and rain predicted for Seattle and much of the Pacific Northwest this weekend, it is recommended that residents take extra precautions at home and when out. Residents should defer traveling during the storm, avoid and report downed power lines and trees, and be cautious near areas experiencing flooding. Latest modeling shows a chance for […]

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City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center Deactivated

SEATTLE (October 14, 2016) – Mayor Ed Murray has deactivated the City of Seattle’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 7 a.m. ###

City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center Activated

SEATTLE (October 14, 2016) – Mayor Ed Murray activated the City of Seattle’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 5 a.m. to provide support for City agencies following last night’s windstorm and impacts to Friday morning’s commute. The City of Seattle also activated the Joint Information Center (JIC) in support of… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle cooling shelter locations announced ahead of heat wave

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Seattle and surrounding areas from Tuesday afternoon through Friday night. The City of Seattle is preparing public spaces to be used by residents to stay cool, as well as tips to stay safe during periods of high heat. Stay hydrated and check on vulnerable […]

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City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center deactivated

SEATTLE (June 26, 2016) – The City of Seattle’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Joint Information Center (JIC) deactivated today at 4 p.m. after the conclusion of the Seattle Pride parade. Public safety inquiries should be directed to the Seattle Police Department’s Public Affairs line at 206-684-5522. Contact: Seattle Joint… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center activated

SEATTLE (June 26, 2016) – Seattle Mayor Ed Murray activated the City of Seattle’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 9:30 a.m. this morning to support city operations during today’s Pride parade and celebrations.   The City of Seattle also activated the Joint Information Center (JIC) in support of EOC Operations…. [ Keep reading ]

Emergency Operations Center deactivated

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 5/2/2016 Emergency Operations Center deactivated SEATTLE (May 2, 2016, 11:11 a.m.) – The City of Seattle’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) deactivated at 10:22 p.m. May 1st, 2016. [View City of Seattle News Release]

City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center Activated

Contact: Seattle Joint Information Center, 206.233.5072, eoc.pio@seattle.gov                     City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center Activated   SEATTLE (May 1, 2016) – Seattle Mayor Ed Murray activated the City of Seattle’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 10:00 a.m. this morning to provide support to the city and coordinate response to potential… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to protect pets from the heat

It’s officially spring, the time of year we start opening our windows and spending more time outdoors. As we enjoy the rising temperatures and the more than 70-degree weather forecasted for the next couple of days, the Seattle Animal Shelter is reminding pet owners to exercise good judgment and use common sense when it comes […]

Greenwood Explosion

An early morning explosion leveled several Greenwood businesses and sent nine firefighters to the hospital on March 9, 2016. Fire companies responded to reports of a natural gas leak at 1:04 a.m. in the vicinity of Greenwood Avenue North and 85th Street. A short time later flying glass and debris from an explosion and fire injured eight firefighters and a battalion chief. All […]

Information for Families of Those Injured In Aurora Bridge Collision

If you are seeking information about whether a loved one may have been hospitalized as a result of the crash on the Aurora Avenue Bridge in Seattle on September 24, please call 1-206-461-3200. The line will be open 24 hours. The City of Seattle is working with North Seattle College to make more information and […]

Information for Families of Those Injured In Aurora Bridge Collision

If you are seeking information about whether a loved one may have been hospitalized as a result of the crash on the Aurora Avenue Bridge in Seattle on September 24, please call 1-206-461-3200. The line will be open 24 hours. The City of Seattle is working with North Seattle College… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Cause of Fatal Four Vehicle Collision on Aurora Bridge

Seattle Police Department Traffic Collision Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fatal four-vehicle collision Thursday on the Aurora Bridge. Just before 11:15 AM, a Ride the Ducks tour vehicle was headed northbound on the Aurora Bridge as a second tour bus was headed southbound. The two tour vehicles collided, along with two passenger vehicles. Collision […]

Fatal Multi Casualty Incident on Aurora Bridge

Seattle Firefighters responded to a report of a head-on crash involving a school charter bus, an amphibious tour vehicle and several passenger vehicles on the south end of the Aurora Bridge at 11:11 this morning. Four people were killed and over 44 patients were transported to Harborview Medical Center and other area hospitals with a combination of critical […]

Fatal Multi Casualty Incident on Aurora Bridge

Seattle Firefighters responded to a report of a head-on crash involving a school charter bus, an amphibious tour vehicle and several passenger vehicles on the south end of the Aurora Bridge at 11:11 this morning. Four people were killed and over 44 patients were transported to Harborview Medical Center and other area hospitals with a combination of critical […]

Police Investigating Cause of Fatal Four Vehicle Collision on Aurora Bridge

Seattle Police Department Traffic Collision Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fatal four-vehicle collision Thursday on the Aurora Bridge. Just before 11:15 AM, a Ride the Ducks tour vehicle was headed northbound on the Aurora Bridge as a second tour bus was headed southbound. The two tour vehicles collided, along… [ Keep reading ]

Fatal Multi Casualty Incident on Aurora Bridge

Seattle Firefighters responded to a report of a head-on crash involving a school charter bus, an amphibious tour vehicle and several passenger vehicles on the south end of the Aurora Bridge at 11:11 this morning. Four people were killed and over 44 patients were transported to Harborview Medical Center and other area hospitals… [ Keep reading ]