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Posted: Sep 25, 2018

Sunnyside Fire Department receives FEMA grant

The Sunnyside Fire Department has been awarded a $170,000 FEMA grant to purchase new self-contained breathing apparatus for its personnel. According to Fire Chief Kenny Anderson, the new equipment, 24 apparatus, will bring the department one step closer to meeting its safety needs. “It brings us up to enter-operability,” he said.
- PUB DATE: 9/25/2018 4:33:00 AM - SOURCE: Sunnyside Sun News
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Posted: Sep 25, 2018

Asotin County EMS reach is stretching agency budgets

The mounting costs of providing emergency medical services in rural Asotin County could lead to a new EMS levy proposal in places such as Anatone, Cloverland and the Snake River corridor. At Monday’s Asotin County Commission meeting, Lewiston Fire Chief Travis Myklebust and Asotin County Fire Chief Noel Hardin said first responders are getting more calls to areas outside the boundaries of the Asotin County Fire District.
- PUB DATE: 9/25/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Lewiston Tribune
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Posted: Sep 24, 2018

Woman arrested for arson for downtown Spokane apartment fire

A woman who neighbors suspected started an apartment fire in downtown Spokane Monday has been booked into the jail for 1st Degree Arson. Lisa Milliken was booked on the charge just after 3:00 Monday. Fire investigators say the fire at the apartment building at 2nd and Pine destroyed one unit and damaged another.
- PUB DATE: 9/24/2018 6:01:27 PM - SOURCE: KXLY-TV ABC 4
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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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