Spring 2011
Flash Point

Apartment Fire Safety E-Newsletter


 The Seattle Fire Department - Public Education Section
In This Issue
Apartment Managers Workshop!
Fire Safety Advocates
Fire Escape Ladders

Summer 2009



Seattle Fire Department
Education Section seattle.gov/fire

220 3rd Ave. South
Seattle, WA
Dear Apartment/Property Manager, 
Welcome to the Spring 2011 edition of Flash Point, the Apartment Fire Safety e-newsletter from the Seattle Fire Department.
I hope you find this information useful. For comments or suggestions, send me an email. To unsubscribe, scroll to the bottom of this email.
Public Education
Seattle Fire Department

Fire Safety and Disaster Preparedness Workshop for Seattle Apartment Managers - May 12, 2011

The Seattle Office of Emergency Management and the Seattle Fire Department are hosting a free workshop for affordable housing communities.

When:  Thursday, May 12, 2011; 8:30AM - 12:00PM

Where:  Seattle Emergency Operations Center,
105 5thAvenue South, Seattle, WA
(Corner of 5th & Washington)

Similar to last year's workshop, participants will learn:

  • How to develop apartment evacuation and disaster plans
  • About the most common fire and disaster hazards found in multi-family housing
  • How to organize within your building to stay self-sufficient after a disaster

Refreshments provided!

 The workshop is free but registration is required.

Register online at: www.seattle.gov/fire or call 206.233.5076

apt workshop pic 2


East African Community Fire Safety Advocates : Promoting Safety in Seattle

The Seattle Fire Department recently trained members of the East African community on fire safety and prevention. These Community Fire Safety Adovcates are now available to do presentations to groups in their native languages Amharic, Tigrinya, Somali and Oromo.

If you would like to have a presentation for East African residents, please call 206.386.1337.

We are happy to help you organize a talk at your site.

 CFSA maymuna
Fire Prevention Tips: Fire Escape Ladders
Fire Escape ladders are available for two and three story homes and apartments. These ladders are meant to be used if a person's primary evacuation path is blocked. Most home improvement and hardware stores carry escape ladders.
escape ladder
Thank you for reading the Spring 2011 Edition of Flash Point.
Bill Mace