Fire Investigation Unit

The Seattle Fire Investigation Unit has seven trained and certified fire investigators. The goal for fire investigators is to determine the causes and origins of fires. The investigators collect evidence at the scene and document their findings. The Seattle Police Department uses those findings in their criminal investigation.

Fire incident records requests are handled through the City's public records portal.

To provide a confidential tip regarding possible arson, please see the Arson Alarm Foundation website:

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
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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. The Department also has units for ...