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: SFD_FMO_SystemsTesting@seattle.gov
  2. Impaired Systems: SFD_Impairments@seattle.gov
  3. Fire Code Questions for Construction Projects: SFD_FMO_PlanReview@seattle.gov  
  4. General Inquiries and Assistance: SFD_FMO_Reception@seattle.gov
  5. Public Records and Underground Storage Tanks: FirePDR@seattle.gov

Fire Prevention Directory

Topic Services Email
Certification Testing • Exam preparation
• Schedule tests and receive test results
• Renew your certificate
SFD_FMO_Certification@seattle.gov
Construction Inspections

• Inspection readiness and prerequisites

To schedule inspections, use our online form:
http://www.seattle.gov/fire/business-services/construction-inspections

SFD_FMO_Engineering@seattle.gov
Daycare Inspections • Request licensure inspection for daycare facilities SFD_FMO_Reception@seattle.gov
Fire Code Complaints • Report fire code complaints SFD_FMO_Reception@seattle.gov
Fire Code Questions • Existing construction SFD_FMO_Compliance@seattle.gov
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

Permits@seattle.gov
Fire Investigation • Arson tip line - call 1 (800) 552-7766
• Fire post-incident reports - visit the Public Records Request Center
SFD_FIU@seattle.gov
General Questions • General questions and assistance SFD_FMO_Reception@seattle.gov
Hazardous Materials/
Processes
• Questions about your job site
• Inspection readiness and prerequisites
SFD_FMO_SpecialHazards@seattle.gov
High-Rise Inspections • Schedule or reschedule high-rise inspections
• Inspection readiness and prerequisites
SFD_FMO_HighRise@seattle.gov
Impaired Systems • Provide SFD notice of red-tagged (offline or out-of-service) fire protection systems like alarms and sprinklers SFD_Impairments@seattle.gov
Knox Box • Installation guidelines
• Schedule inspections
SFD_FMO_KnoxBox@seattle.gov
Plan Review and Code Questions • New construction, remodels, and tenant improvements SFD_FMO_PlanReview@seattle.gov
Proof of Inspection Status • Proof of inspection status or "no violations" letters for state licensing, insurance or other reasons SFD_FMO_Compliance@seattle.gov
Records Requests • Public disclosure/records requests - visit the Public Records Request Center FirePDR@seattle.gov 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
SFD_FMO_SpecialEvents@seattle.gov
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 thecomplianceengine.com
SFD_FMO_SystemsTesting@seattle.gov
Underground Storage Tanks • Underground Storage Tank information - visit the Open Data Program FirePDR@seattle.gov or call (206) 386-1400