Resource Management

The Resource Management Division includes the Fire Alarm Center, Services, Training and Safety.

Fire Alarm Center

Since the department’s creation in 1890, the Fire Alarm Center has been receiving alarms from the public, dispatching resources and monitoring their status, along with providing a focal point for departmental communications.


Services provides the department with the equipment, vehicles and tools needed to perform their duties.


Training Division is responsible for the training of all members of the department, from new recruits to officer academies and annual company requirements.


The department's Safety Chiefs report directly to the department's Assistant Chief of Resource Management.

The Safety Officers are responsible for:

  • Coordinating safety evaluations of new firefighting equipment before it is purchased
  • Responding to all types of incidents including fires, hazardous material responses, marine incidents, etc., and providing for the overall safety of personnel on the scene.
  • Investigating all accidents and occupational injuries involving personnel.
  • Performing safety inspections of department facilities.

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.