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Posted: Oct 15, 2018

Setting Fires to Control Wildfires: A Profound Change Takes Hold in Washington State

On Sept. 2, 2017, volunteer firefighter Chris Martin spread the word to his neighbors. The Jolly Mountain fire was raging nearby. Pack up important possessions and prepare to leave at a moment's notice The flames never made it to town. People stayed put, but many now live with a new sense of vulnerability.
- PUB DATE: 10/15/2018 10:41:00 AM - SOURCE: Centralia Chronicle
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Posted: Oct 15, 2018

Suncadia Lodge resort hotel evacuated as fire breaks out near Cle Elum

Hundreds of guests were evacuated in the predawn darkness after fire broke out at the Suncadia Lodge resort hotel near Cle Elum. Multiple fire agencies joined the fight after flames and smoke were reported at the four-star luxury resort around 2:15 a.m. Monday. Hours later, crews were still battling the stubborn blaze.
- PUB DATE: 10/15/2018 7:40:50 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Oct 15, 2018

As Kent grows, fire department has adapted along with community

As the population in the city of Kent continues to explode, the growth plays a significant role on the effects and demand for public safety. Serving a city like Kent certainly has it’s unique challenges -- and the department has survived and thrived by adapting and changing, right along with that growth.
- PUB DATE: 10/15/2018 6:04:20 AM - SOURCE: KCPQ-TV FOX 13
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Posted: Oct 14, 2018

Mount Vernon Fire Department looks to upgrade stations

The Mount Vernon Fire Department is asking the City Council to consider sending a bond proposal to voters in February that if passed would give the department the money to make changes at each of its three stations. The bond would allow the department to address advances in fire service and the growing population of the city, said Chief Bryan Brice.
- PUB DATE: 10/14/2018 6:55:55 AM - SOURCE: Skagit Valley Herald (GoSkagit.com)
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Posted: Oct 14, 2018

Police: Man set fire to Marysville garage to cover up his car prowls

A man suspected of trying to break into cars was arrested Friday after he allegedly set a garage on fire to cover up his crimes. At about 3 p.m., police received reports of a suspect trying to break into cars in the WinCo Foods parking lot in Marysville. The man left the parking lot, police said, and moved to a garage in the 3900 block of 119th Place Northeast.
- PUB DATE: 10/14/2018 5:59:03 AM - SOURCE: KCPQ-TV FOX 13
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