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Posted: Feb 22, 2018

Spokane firefighters prepared for the worst when it comes to catestrophic wildfires

A study of the Spokane area showed shocking numbers when it comes to fire danger in the region. The study showed 50 percent of Spokane’s structures are at risk of burning in a major wildfire. City officials said this study took many city council members by surprise. However, Spokane fire officials said they are prepared for the worst.
- PUB DATE: 2/22/2018 6:52:50 AM - SOURCE: KREM-TV CBS 2
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Posted: Feb 22, 2018

Wapato shake-up: Officer involved in fatal shooting named public safety director; fire chief out of a job

A Wapato police officer who shot and killed a 38-year-old man during a domestic violence call nearly two years ago will oversee the police and fire departments as the city’s new public safety director. Officer Mike Campos will be paid $75,000 a year. During a regular business meeting Tuesday night, the City Council — by a vote of 5-2 — approved eliminating the city’s police and fire chief jobs, creating a single public safety director position to oversee both departments.
- PUB DATE: 2/21/2018 11:56:20 PM - SOURCE: Yakima Herald-Republic - Metered Site
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Posted: Feb 21, 2018

Selah firefighters get new fire truck for better response

The Selah Fire Department is getting it's first new fire truck in 15 years. Selah Fire Chief Gary Hanna said their budget has been tight so they haven't been able to get new equipment, until now. "It's like anything with age things wear out, they start becoming undependable," Hanna said. "More and more breakdowns, so having new, modern equipment will help take the pressure of that.
- PUB DATE: 2/21/2018 6:50:37 PM - SOURCE: KIMA-TV CBS 29 Yakima
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