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 […] Read more »

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 […] Read more »

AlertSeattle Launches for Seattle Residents

                The City of Seattle Office of Emergency Management has launched a new emergency alerting system called Alert Seattle.   Residents can sign up for the free system which will send you customized alerts by: ·         Text message ·         Email ·         Voice Message ·         Facebook ·         Twitter This […] Read more »

Carbon Monoxide Safety During Power Outages

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas that can cause severe illness or death. Carbon Monoxide is found in all fires, as well as fumes produced by charcoal or gas. It is produced by cars and trucks, small gasoline engines, stoves, lanterns, burning charcoal and wood, and gas ranges and heating systems. CO poisoning […] Read more »