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Posted: Jun 27, 2016

Cabin burns in fire near Deer Lake Resort in Stevens County

A fire destroyed a cabin and a detached garage early Monday morning near Deer Lake Resort in Stevens County. That fire started around 2:00 am in the 3900 block of Bonita Vista Way. When fire crews arrived on scene, they found the cabin, garage, and some surrounding wooded area completely engulfed in flames.
- PUB DATE: 6/27/2016 10:55:18 AM - SOURCE: KXLY-TV ABC 4
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Posted: Jun 27, 2016

Pasco firefighters keep blaze from burning homes, police searching for suspect

Residents officially got the okay to return to their homes around 7 p.m. Sunday after more than 40 local firefighters and emergency responders worked to contain a fire burning near 13th Lane and Washington. Firefighters say the blaze broke out around 4:30 p.m. and windy conditions helped it move fast, quickly threatening 20 homes in the area according to fire crews.
- PUB DATE: 6/27/2016 10:27:39 AM - SOURCE: KEPR-TV CBS 19
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Posted: Jun 27, 2016

13-year old boy dies after jumping into Little Mashel Falls near Eatonville

A teenage boy has died after falling into "deep water" near the town of Eatonville in Pierce County. Orting Valley Fire and Rescue crews, South Pierce Fire and Rescue and the Pierce County Sheriff's Office all responded Sunday evening to a report of a water rescue at Little Mashel Falls. The 911 caller told dispatchers that a 13-year old boy jumped into the water and did not come back up, according to Pierce County Sheriff Sgt.
- PUB DATE: 6/27/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: komo news
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6 Jul 2016 WFC Webinar Series: WSRB 7/6/2016 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Taught by Robert Ferrell

This webinar will cover the who, what, why, when and how of WSRB and the ratings they produce. Topics discussed will include the history and structure of WSRB, effect of ratings on insurance, the basics of how ratings are developed and a question and answer session.

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16 Jul 2016 EVIP 2.1 Regional Training - Spokane Fire Department 7/16/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Washington Fire Chiefs and WFC Fire Training, Safety & Officers Section are proud to announce that the new Emergency Vehicle Incident Prevention (EVIP) program is approved and in motion!  After a laborious update process the new program has been approved by the State Department of Licensing and the Washington State Patrol, Fire Protection Bureau. 

The new program now has a trainer re-certification policy that requires trainers to have a Train-the-Trainer (T-t-T) refresher course every 5 years. Those who have been trainers under previous EVIP standards will still need to receive this most current T-t-T course and use the current course materials to remain a certified EVIP trainer.

Locations Currently Scheduled:

July 16, 2016 9am - Spokane Fire Department Training Center (1618 N. Rebecca, Spokane, WA 99206)

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12 Sep 2016 2016 Fire Mechanics Fall Conference 9/12/2016 - 9/16/2016
SEPTEMBER 12-16, 2016 

 YAKIMA CONVENTION CENTER
10 N 8th St, Yakima, WA 98901 

FEATURED CLASSES: F-1 EVT Prep: Inspection & EVT Objectives, F-3 EVT Prep: Fire Pumps, F-4 EVT Prep: Fire Apparatus & Ambulance Electrical, F-5 EVT Prep: Aerial Dynamics, F-6 EVT Prep: Allison Transmission, 6.7L Ford Power Stroke Diesel, Ford IDS/VMM
 ...and much more! 

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13 Sep 2016 2016 Washington Fire Mechanics Vendor Show 9/13/2016 3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Vendors, mark your calendar for this exciting revamped vendor show
This year we moved the vendor show to Tuesday from 3:00 until 5:30. Snacks and a no-host bar (with the exception of free beer) will commence immediately and continue through the duration of the show. At 6:00 we will have a outdoor BBQ held in the court yard followed by the creeper drags across the street. You are welcome to stay for both the dinner and the creeper drags and we would love to have some vendor participation at the creeper drags. You can sponsor some of your favorite customers or build a cart and race. 

Door Prizes: This year for those vendors that donate door prizes in exchange for recognition. We will be collecting them at the registration desk and we will be awarding them at our formal banquet the following evening. If there are prizes you want to hand out during the vendor show you are welcome to do this on your own. We encourage you to hand out the smaller give a ways and anything with monetary value we would like to award at the banquet of course we will highly recognize you.

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