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Posted: Jan 23, 2018

Clark County firefighters, paramedics taking extra flu precautions

Firefighters and paramedics in Clark County are taking extra precautions to protect themselves and you from the flu. Firefighters have to wear masks when they go into a burning building. But for the next couple of months, they're going to wear masks on every call they respond to. Clark County firefighters and paramedics are now required to wear drop isolation masks.
- PUB DATE: 1/23/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE:
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Posted: Jan 23, 2018

Yakima County District 3 firefighters trying to move on from old grocery store building

Yakima County Fire District 3 covers one of the largest zones from Naches all the way to White Pass. Fire Chief Alan Baird said that due to the large zoning area, they need equipment for house fires to water rescue and the room to store all their gear is just about full. “Fire services change. The amount of calls, the type of calls.
- PUB DATE: 1/22/2018 10:53:06 PM - SOURCE: KIMA-TV CBS 29 Yakima
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Posted: Jan 22, 2018

Zillah volunteer firefighters hosting spaghetti dinner and silent auction

The Zillah Volunteer Firefighters will be hosting a spaghetti dinner and silent auction. Firefighters say, the event is to help raise money for volunteer firefighter Dora Gunnoe whose family was involved in a tragic accident. According to the Yakima Fire Department, Gunnoe has been serving the community as a firefighter for 11 years.
- PUB DATE: 1/22/2018 8:58:05 PM - SOURCE: KIMA-TV CBS 29 Yakima
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24 Feb 2018 2018 Washington Fire Symposium 2/24/2018 - 2/28/2018

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26 Feb 2018 2018 Washington Fire Symposium - VENDOR SHOW 2/26/2018

This event provides an opportunity for our Fire Service Vendors to meet with many of the professionals in Washington who use, recommend and purchase products and services.

Monday, February 26
Yakima Convention Center


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22 Mar 2018 Spring Leadership Seminar - March 22-23 3/22/2018 - 3/23/2018
Sharpen your pencils and get ready to attend this upcoming event.  This seminar is full of timely and vital topics for your professional development.

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