Archive Monthly Archives: October 2019

Seattle City Council Select Budget Committee 10/30/19 Session I

Agenda: OFFICE OF ARTS AND CULTURE (ARTS); OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS (OCR); LAW DEPARTMENT (LAW); OFFICE OF HEARING EXAMINER (HXM); OFFICE OF IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE AFFAIRS (OIRA); OFFICE OF PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (OPCD); DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOODS (DON); SEATTLE PUBLIC UTILITIES (SPU); SEATTLE CITY LIGHT (SCL); SEATTLE FIRE DEPARTMENT (SFD); OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL (OIG).
Advance to a specific part
OFFICE OF ARTS AND CULTURE (ARTS) – 5:00
OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS (OCR) – 11:03
LAW DEPARTMENT (LAW) – 20:16
OFFICE OF HEARING EXAMINER (HXM) – 23:52
OFFICE OF IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE AFFAIRS (OIRA) – 25:32
OFFICE OF PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (OPCD) – 30:55
DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOODS (DON) – 51:37
SEATTLE PUBLIC UTILITIES (SPU) – 1:16:55
SEATTLE CITY LIGHT (SCL) – 1:33:44
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND EARLY LEARNING (DEEL) – 1:41:00
SEATTLE FIRE DEPARTMENT (SFD) – 2:21:41
OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL (OIG) – 2:25:33

At least 2 dead, 9 injured in Seattle bus collision

A duck tour vehicle collided with a charter tour bus on the Aurora bridge in Seattle, killing at least two and injuring nine, according to the Seattle Fire Department.

Raw: Seattle Tunnel Project Accident

An elevator shaft collapsed as crews were working at the site where a highway tunnel is being built under downtown Seattle. A Seattle Fire Department spokesman said four people were hurt Thursday afternoon. (Feb. 12)

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Seattle Fire on the I-5 N/Beacon Hill brush fire

The two homes that caught fire have been extinguished

Lt. Jon Goins provides insight on what it takes to become a Seattle firefighter

“I’d say perseverance is the biggest thing…for the most part, people try multiple times to get into the fire service before they’re actually hired. So if you really want to do it you’re going to have to try more than one time.” – Lt. Jon Goins of Seattle Fire Station 20
Accepting applications now through Nov. 26, 2019. For more info and to apply, visit:seattlefirejobs.com

CityStream: Rescue Swimmers

With 200 miles of shoreline in Seattle, it opens the door to boating, kayaking and swimming. Water sports are popular, but can also be dangerous. Drownings happen fast. An adult can drown in 60 seconds, a child even quicker. Time is critical. Now, Seattle firefighters have a way to respond in a hurry. A new highly trained unit of rapid-entry rescue swimmers is on duty 24/7. The training is rigorous. But they’re ready for every scenario and can deploy from boats, beaches and piers. See what it takes to be a member of this special group.

Holiday Safety Tips

Stay safe this holiday season! Listen to Seattle Fire Department Lieutenant Dan Murray explain seven easy tips to follow to help keep you safe.

We’re hiring! Tips for applicants from Willie Barrington, Deputy Chief of Training

We’re hiring! Accepting applications now through Nov. 26, 2019.
For more info and to apply, visit: seattlefirejobs.com

Seattle Fire Department Hazmat Response (2)

Clip 2 of a SFD “Hazmat Reduced” response, near the UW campus.

FULL HOUSE RESPONSE!

Seattle Fire Department Reserve Engine 10, Ladder 1, Staff 10, and Aid 5 respond code red to a confirmed structure fire with other units
Units Due: Aid 5, Air 10, Battalion 2, Battalion 5, Deputy 1, Engine 10, Engine 25, Engine 30, Engine 5, Engine 6, Ladder 1, Ladder 10, Ladder 3, Medic 10, Medic 44, Marshal 5, Rehab 1, Safety 2, Staff 10

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