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Posted: Nov 20, 2017

No Injuries Reported From Ocean Shores House Fire

No injuries were reported from the scene a fire in Ocean Shores that destroyed a home and several cars in the 600 block of Chenois Northeast Saturday night. Lt. Corey Kuhl said a report that someone was still inside turned out to be false, police on scene said that everyone evacuated before the fire overtook the home.
- PUB DATE: 11/20/2017 6:36:42 AM - SOURCE: KBKW 1450-AM & 94.7-FM
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Posted: Nov 20, 2017

Fire damages mobile home in Lacey

Fire damaged a mobile home in Lacey Friday night, according to Lacey Fire District 3. Just after 11 p.m. Friday, fire crews were dispatched to the 4800 block of Pacific Avenue Southeast, just west of Saint Martin’s University, Fire Chief Steve Brooks said Sunday. The mobile home was occupied by two adults, but neither was injured, Brooks said.
- PUB DATE: 11/20/2017 1:54:38 AM - SOURCE: Olympian
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Posted: Nov 20, 2017

Former Atlanta fire chief claims discrimination in civil rights suit

A federal judge on Friday had questions about why Mayor Kasim Reed dismissed Atlanta’s fire chief in 2015, asking attorneys representing the city if the decision was based primarily on the contents of the chief’s controversial book or his insubordination. Fire chief Kelvin Cochran was terminated after he wrote and distributed a book that some considered anti-gay.
- PUB DATE: 11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Posted: Nov 20, 2017

Water dumped on woman by California sheriff’s helicopter pilot raises question about department’s readiness to fight fires using choppers

An Orange County sheriff’s helicopter practicing firefighting techniques in Huntington Beach last month inadvertently dumped water on a woman standing outside a plumbing business, generating questions about whether the department is as yet skilled enough to fight fires. The errant dumping occurred Oct.
- PUB DATE: 11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Orange County Register
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Posted: Nov 20, 2017

Former Arizona professor accused of stalking members of hotshot fire crews

A Northern Arizona University professor was arrested Oct. 30 and indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on five counts of felony stalking – one involving a student -- and three counts of giving false information to law enforcement. Melissa Ann Santana, 36, who worked as an associate professor of interior design, is accused of habitually stalking and harassing two firefighters from the U.
- PUB DATE: 11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Arizona Daily Sun
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