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Posted: Sep 24, 2018

Fire burns offices, but spares Whatcom County soccer fields and concession stand

A good portion of the office building at the Phillips 66 Soccer Park north of Bellingham will likely have to be torn down and rebuilt after an early-morning fire Monday. At 6:06 a.m., Whatcom County Fire District No. 7 crews were called to a structure fire at 5238 Northwest Drive, and arrived to find the south end of the office building “pretty well involved in fire,” chief Larry Hoffman said.
- PUB DATE: 9/24/2018 9:11:06 AM - SOURCE: Bellingham Herald
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Posted: Sep 24, 2018

Burglary Reported At Randle Fire Department Substation

An unknown suspect broke into a Randle Fire Department substation within the last month, damaging a door, its frame and a fire department truck parked outside. According to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office, damage was estimated at around $250. Although a door was broken and someone may have gained entry, Fire District 14 Chief Jeff Jaques said there didn’t appear to be anything missing in the building.
- PUB DATE: 9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Daily Chronicle
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Posted: Sep 22, 2018

Central Whidbey Island Fire hopes high-tech gadgets will entice, retain volunteers

Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue is not only geared up to fight fires, but now also has new gadgets to recruit and retain volunteers. Training Capt. Jerry Helm showed off his new purchases of items such as a tent, iPads, TV monitors, signs of all shapes and sizes and a trailer to carry it all in at a recent fire commissioners meeting.
- PUB DATE: 9/22/2018 1:46:00 AM - SOURCE: Whidbey News-Times
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29 Sep 2018 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training Class - Pacific County Fire District 3 9/29/2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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~Clarification on Continuing Education and Recertification Requirements

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3 Oct 2018 2018 Washington Fire Administrative Support Workshop 10/3/2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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13 Oct 2018 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training Class - Poulsbo Fire 10/13/2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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27 Oct 2018 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training Class - North Mason RFA 10/27/2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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