Email Fire Prevention

The best way to contact Fire Prevention staff is often by email. Most Fire Prevention units have designated email boxes that are monitored throughout the day.

Top Email Contacts

  1. Systems Testing:
  2. Impaired Systems:
  3. Fire Code Questions for Construction Projects:  
  4. General Inquiries and Assistance:
  5. Public Records and Underground Storage Tanks:

Fire Prevention Directory

Topic Services Email
Certification Testing • Exam preparation
• Schedule tests and receive test results
• Renew your certificate
Construction Inspections

• Inspection readiness and prerequisites

To schedule inspections, use our online form:
Daycare Inspections • Request licensure inspection for daycare facilities
Fire Code Complaints • Report fire code complaints
Fire Permits

• Apply for or renew operational fire permits: hazardous materials, special events (including food trucks/booths using propane fuel), and place of assembly
• Schedule or reschedule hazardous material permit inspections
• For construction permits related to the design of new fire protection systems, contact SDCI or SFD Plan Review
• For construction inspections related to the installation of new fire protection systems, contact SFD New Construction
Fire Investigation • Arson tip line - call 1 (800) 552-7766
• Fire post-incident reports - visit the Public Records Request Center
General Questions • General questions and assistance
Hazardous Materials/
• Questions about your job site
• Inspection readiness and prerequisites
High-Rise Inspections • Schedule or reschedule high-rise inspections
• Inspection readiness and prerequisites
Impaired Systems • Provide SFD notice of red-tagged (offline or out-of-service) fire protection systems like alarms and sprinklers
Knox Box • Installation guidelines
• Schedule inspections
Plan Review and Code Questions • New construction, remodels, and tenant improvements
Records Requests • Public disclosure/records requests - visit the Public Records Request Center or call (206) 386-1400
Special Events • Questions about your upcoming event, including whether you need a permit
• Request fireguard services for stadiums and large events
Systems Testing & Violations for Fire Protection Systems • Info on testing and maintenance for fire alarms, sprinklers, etc.
• Requests to update property records or test due dates 
• To submit test reports, visit
Underground Storage Tanks • Underground Storage Tank information - visit the Open Data Program or call (206) 386-1400

Fire Department - Fire Prevention Division

Harold Scoggins, Fire Chief
Address: 220 3rd Ave S, 2nd Floor, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: 220 3rd Ave S , Seattle, WA, 98104
Phone: (206) 386-1450
Contact Us

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. The Department also has units for ...