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Posted: Feb 14, 2019

Heavy snow caves in roof at Verizon store in Lacey

City officials are tallying up the damage Thursday after heavy snow caused a roof to collapse at a Verizon store in Lacey, rupturing the fire sprinkler system and a gas line, emergency officials said. Firefighters responded to the scene, the Verizon store at 653 Sleater Kinney Road SE, at about 11:30 p.
- PUB DATE: 2/14/2019 8:47:16 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Feb 14, 2019

San Juan Island EMS Chief Jerry Martin to retire in April

After three years of working as chief of San Juan Island Emergency Medical Services, Jerry Martin is passing the baton over to Karl Kuetzing. Martin announced his retirement on Jan. 25; he said he will work until April 1. “It’s been a privilege to serve the people,” Martin said. “It’s been a good career.
- PUB DATE: 2/14/2019 6:27:22 AM - SOURCE: Journal of the San Juans
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Posted: Feb 14, 2019

Jefferson County voters approve fire annexation, school measures

Voters in Jefferson County approved the East Jefferson Fire-Rescue annexation and two Port Townsend school levies by wide margins during Tuesday’s special election. The Jefferson County Auditor’s Office staff said voter turnout was low, at just 34.69 percent during the first ballot count, with 6,238 ballots cast out of 17,984 provided registered voters.
- PUB DATE: 2/14/2019 1:49:28 AM - SOURCE: Port Angeles Peninsula Daily News
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Posted: Feb 14, 2019

Two Seattle firefighters hurt during overdose call

Two firefighters were injured during a call early Thursday in the Eastlake neighborhood of Seattle. Firefighters were called to a home near East Roanoke Street and Eastlake Avenue East at 2:20 a.m. for a 27-year-old man who had overdosed and was in critical condition. At some point during the response, the firefighters were injured.
- PUB DATE: 2/14/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KIRO 7 News
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Posted: Feb 13, 2019

Marysville voters will decide about RFA in April

Voters will decide in a special election April 23 if they want to fund a new Regional Fire Authority. The City Council voted Monday in favor of the RFA, after Snohomish County Fire District 12 had previously. If approved, the RFA would be funded by a property tax rate of $1.45 per $1,000 of assessed value, or $435 annually for a $300,000 home.
- PUB DATE: 2/13/2019 6:24:38 AM - SOURCE: Marysville Globe
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