Public Affairs

Public Affairs manages internal and external communications and provides community programming, safety education and information.

Request for Proposals

Between 2021-2022, the SFDwill develop and implement a Home Fire Safety Programthat targetsvulnerable communities at highest risk forfire. In collaboration with community-based organizations, residentsin targeted neighborhoods will receive fire safety educationfrom trusted community members who will conducthome inspections and install smoke/CO alarms. Click here for more information. Please submit your proposal to

Media and Public Information

Providing timely and accurate information to the public is vital to the Seattle Fire Department mission. We release information to the media and general public as quickly as possible, often in a variety of formats such as Twitter, Facebook and our Fireline blog. Requests from the media should be sent to

Community Outreach and Education

Station Tours, Firefighter Visits & Community Events

You can request an educational firefighter visit for your school or community group or request to visit your local station. The department also participates in community events ranging from health fairs and festivals to parades.

Community Fire Safety Advocates (CFSAs)

CFSAs help provide important culturally competent fire safety education in more than a dozen languages.

Fire & Life Safety Safety Handouts

Helpful fire and life safety tips ranging from proper evacuation procedures to cooking safety.

Children's Programs

Education and safety programs from preschools to elementary schools.

Medic II – CPR Program

CPR training and certifications classes for individuals and groups. Instruction is also available in multiple languages. 

Fire Stoppers

Intervention and education for youth who have experimented with setting fires.