News & Events


Crossroads sign for physical, mental, and emotional roads
November 29, 2022

Announcing the new Local 27 Guide to Injuries, Illness and Disability

Unlike a planned Service Retirement, Disability Retirement is usually unplanned.  While we can’t eliminate all of the stress that comes …
mental health options
September 12, 2022

Interim Behavioral Health Options

We are continuing to develop additional resources for you to use in the interim until Dr. Murphy can return to Station 2.
Seattle Fire Deputy Chief Jay Schreckengost
November 14, 2021

Seattle Fire Deputy Chief Jay Schreckengost, IAFF Local 2898

We deeply regret to report Seattle Fire Deputy Chief Jay Schreckengost was found deceased in the Cliffdell area where the …
4 Pasco fire fighters
September 28, 2020

Seattle Fire Department Exports COVID-19 Testing Model to Pasco, WA and Beyond

Seattle-based “The Health Commons Project” helped Pasco set up its own testing program based on the Seattle model.
The Community Fire Safety Advocate Program at 10 years
July 1, 2020

The Community Fire Safety Advocate Program at 10 years

Ten years ago this month a deadly house fire in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle killed four children and a …
Capitol Hill protest
June 19, 2020

Open letter regarding the protests for racial justice

Seattle Fire Fighters Union, IAFF Local 27 recognizes the powerful moment of change that we are in. Many community members …
Fire fighter giving COVID tests
May 27, 2020

Get screened for COVID-19

Do you have any symptoms, or have been participating in any large group activities? Is there a chance you may …
Seattle firefighters pass out masks
April 22, 2020

Seattle Fire Fighters handed out supplies, food to protesters

A number of Seattle Fire Fighters were spotted handing out supplies to demonstrators at Cal Anderson Park. In a tweet, …