The Administration Division includes Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology and Public Affairs.


Finance develops and manages the department’s budget, provides payroll services and accounts payable.

Human Resources

Human Resources supports hiring and onboarding of new employees, workforce equity and other benefits and employee assistance.

Information Technology

Seattle IT supports the department’s computer, data and information technology needs, including Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Electronic Health Records (eHR).

Public Affairs

Public Affairs handles media inquiries, public education and outreach, community requests and events.

Fire Department

Harold Scoggins, Fire Chief
Address: 301 2nd Ave S, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: 301 2nd Ave S, Seattle, WA, 98104
Phone: (206) 386-1400
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The Seattle Fire Department (SFD) has 33 fire stations located throughout the City. SFD deploys engine companies, ladder companies, and aid and medic units to mitigate loss of life and property resulting from fires, medical emergencies, and other disasters.