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Posted: Aug 21, 2017

2 suffer minor injuries in West Seattle house fire

Two people suffered minor injuries when a fire broke out inside their home Monday morning. Firefighters were called to the 4700 block of 26th Ave SW around 4:15 a.m. when a fire was reported in the home's kitchen. Flames eventually spread to a steel storage structure in the back yard. An elderly man and woman were inside the home and made it out safely, but had to be treated for minor smoke inhalation.
- PUB DATE: 8/21/2017 10:16:43 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Aug 21, 2017

Man rescued following embankment fall at former Elwha Dam site near Port Angeles

First responders from multiple Clallam jurisdictions took part in a rescue of a man who fell over an embankment at the Elwha River near Highway 112. At around 7 p.m., the man was hauled to safety using ropes, a harness and litter, according to Assistant Chief Mike DeRousie of Clallam Fire District No.
- PUB DATE: 8/21/2017 7:41:42 AM - SOURCE: Port Angeles Peninsula Daily News
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Posted: Aug 20, 2017

Fire destroys Washougal cabin

At 5:28 a.m. Saturday, East County Fire and Rescue and the Camas-Washougal Fire Department responded to a fire at 2101 N.E. 375th Ave. in Washougal. It’s the property of Mark and Julia Fennell, according to county property records. The structure, a log cabin, was on fire when firefighters arrived. A total of 15 units responded from East County Fire and Rescue, the Camas-Washougal Fire Department, the Vancouver Fire Department and Skamania County.
- PUB DATE: 8/19/2017 10:44:29 PM - SOURCE: Vancouver Columbian
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22 Aug 2017 GEMT Webinar 8/22/2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

(Instructor: Keith Wright)  August 22, 2017, 10am-11am

This presentation will focus on the upcoming Washington Ground Emergency Medical Transport program (GEMT). By the end of this presentation, you should have a clear overview of the GEMT program and be able to communicate with others at a high level regarding the programs’ intent and structure, and the current status of the program. Discussion topics will include;

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The September WFC Board Meeting will be held September 13, 2017, 10am-2pm in Wenatchee, WA.  Members are welcome to attend, please contact the WFC office if you would like to attend.

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