November 22, 2021

All public sector employees have an element of customer service to their jobs. Yet some people go above and beyond our high standard in how they perform their duties. This year’s we recognize Evan Ward, our public records officer, as the Customer Service Award winner.

November 21, 2021

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that can kill you. You cannot see it, smell it or taste it. It is especially dangerous to small children and elders. Carbon monoxide can come from any fuel-burning appliance in your home. Examples include: gas appliances, wood stoves, charcoal grills and power generators. Some symptoms of carbon monoxide

November 20, 2021

Download the free Ground News app at to compare more than 50,000 news sources. By threading multiple perspectives from thousands of publications through a neutral platform, Ground News frees people from algorithmic restraints, illuminates blindspots and makes media bias explicit. Surveyor Raw PART 1 – PART 2 – PART 3 –

November 19, 2021

Smoke alarms save lives by alerting people to the dangers of smoke. Smoke is poisonous. It is what kills most people in a fire. It is important to take the smoke alarm seriously and act quickly when it sounds. Never cover, paint or remove smoke alarms. Remember to change batteries yearly or if the smoke

November 18, 2021

Jay Schreckengost went missing after scouting for elk on Nov. 2 in the mountains near Cliffdell.

November 17, 2021

Seattle Fire Department responding to a large natural gas leak in Ballard (North Seattle). Unfortunately the hazmat task force was cancelled before they reached me, though I was able to get a couple units and a chiefs parade. Photos will be going up on my Flickr from the incident: As always thanks for watching!

November 15, 2021

Seattle Deputy Fire Chief Jay Schreckengost, 56, was last heard from on Tuesday, Nov. 2 when he texted his family he would be elk hunting in the Cliffdell area of Kittitas County, north of State Route 410, according to Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office. He has worked for the Seattle Fire Department for 36 years. Seattle