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Posted: Apr 16, 2021

Hundreds Of Firefighters, 20 Bulldozers, Intentional Burns: Inside Washington’s $328M Push To Break Cycle Of Disastrous Fires

After a devastating wildfire season that saw a baby boy die and 1,200 square miles of the state burn, Washington lawmakers are poised to fight fire with money. A lot of money. Legislation that’s received unanimous support would see Washington spend an additional $125 million over the next two years to extinguish, prevent and live with fires.
- PUB DATE: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Investigate West
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Posted: Apr 16, 2021

Victims identified in fiery Terrace Heights crash

Two people are dead after a car went off the road and caught fire late Wednesday night. According to the Yakima County Sherriff's Office, authorities were called out at about 11:45 p.m. the 9000 block of Roza Hill Drive, east of the Terrace Heights landfill, for a single car rollover. Officials say the car had caught fire and started a small brush fire.
- PUB DATE: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KIMA-TV CBS/CW+ 29 Yakima
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Posted: Apr 16, 2021

Othello buys new fire truck

The city of Othello will spend $637,670 to buy a new fire truck. Mayor Shawn Logan said the new truck is what’s called a pumper, which gets most of its water supply from a fire hydrant and is primarily used to fight structure fires. The truck will be built from the chassis up, and construction will take a year to 18 months.
- PUB DATE: 4/15/2021 9:07:49 PM - SOURCE: Columbia Basin Herald
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27 Apr 2021 Webinar: WSRB Training Criteria 4/27/2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
This webinar will cover the training criteria for personnel used in determining a Protection Class for a community. Training for firefighters, fire offices, fire marshals, fire inspectors and others will be reviewed.
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24 May 2021 2021 Washington Fire Chiefs Annual Conference 5/24/2021 8:00 AM - 5/28/2021 12:00 PM
The Washington Fire Chiefs are excited to offer the year's conference as a virtual event, free to all WFC members!
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26 Jun 2021 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training - Virtual Class 6/26/2021 9:00 AM

EVIP 3.0 has been streamlined to make better use of your time.  Highlights of this revised program are:

~Updated, Easy to use PowerPoint Slide Program

~Rodeo Forms and Checklists

~Clarification on Continuing Education and Re-certification Requirements


As part of the T-t-T course students will receive the newest EVIP program disk and all needed materials to immediately implement.

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17 Sep 2021 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training - Virtual Class 9/17/2021 9:00 AM

EVIP 3.0 has been streamlined to make better use of your time.  Highlights of this revised program are:

~Updated, Easy to use PowerPoint Slide Program

~Rodeo Forms and Checklists

~Clarification on Continuing Education and Re-certification Requirements


As part of the T-t-T course students will receive the newest EVIP program disk and all needed materials to immediately implement.

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11 Dec 2021 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training - Virtual Class 12/11/2021 9:00 AM

EVIP 3.0 has been streamlined to make better use of your time.  Highlights of this revised program are:

~Updated, Easy to use PowerPoint Slide Program

~Rodeo Forms and Checklists

~Clarification on Continuing Education and Re-certification Requirements


As part of the T-t-T course students will receive the newest EVIP program disk and all needed materials to immediately implement.

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