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Posted: Jul 20, 2018

‘There were flames about 40 feet in the air’ at Whatcom Meadows Thursday night

Two large travel trailers and a smaller pop-up trailer were a complete loss at the Whatcom Meadows Camping Association south of Lake Whatcom after Whatcom County Fire District No. 18 battled a fire Thursday evening. “It was fully involved by the time we got there,” District 18 Chief Omar Mejia said of the 6:45 p.
- PUB DATE: 7/20/2018 9:42:07 AM - SOURCE: Bellingham Herald
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Posted: Jul 20, 2018

Wildfire near Kittitas grows to 70,000 acres; eastbound I-90 closed

Eastbound I-90 remains closed in Kittitas County due to a 70,000-acre brush fire. Westbound I-90 reopened Friday about 7 a.m. Fast-moving flames are blowing heavy smoke over the roadway. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) says eastbound I-90 is closed at exit 115 in Kittitas, eight miles east of Ellensburg.
- PUB DATE: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KREM-TV
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Posted: Jul 20, 2018

Man attacks off-duty Seattle firefighter, 2-year-old daughter with pepper spray at Green Lake Park

An off-duty Seattle firefighter and his 2-year-old daughter were attacked with pepper spray at Green Lake Park on Wednesday night, according to Seattle Police. Officers were called to an area near East Green Lake Way N. and NE Ravenna Blvd around 5:30 p.m. When they arrived, the firefighter told them he and had been sprayed in the face with pepper spray by a man who was walking around the park.
- PUB DATE: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Jul 19, 2018

Homeowner thankful to firefighters for protecting home from Upriver Beacon fire

On Tuesday afternoon Kyle Matson was working from home when he noticed something wasn’t right “I saw some smoke and not more than a half hour later I was evacuated,” said Kyle Matson That’s when the Upriver Beacon Fire started to approach his father’s house and the new one he and his wife were building right next door.
- PUB DATE: 7/19/2018 8:35:49 PM - SOURCE: KAYU-TV MyFox Spokane
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Posted: Jul 19, 2018

Charges: Man tried to set fire to Seattle business that towed his car

No one likes to find their car towed, but Seattle police say a 36-year-old man responded by trying to set fire to the business that sent his car away. Jose Bueno, 36, was charged July 12 with second-degree arson after allegedly trying to burn Copiers Northwest, a business at the corner of Mercer Street and Dexter Avenue North in South Lake Union.
- PUB DATE: 7/19/2018 3:46:07 PM - SOURCE: seattlepi.com
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