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Posted: Jul 7, 2020

Saddle Mountain Fire grows to nearly 6,000 acres in Grant County

Hundreds of firefighters have been up all night working to contain the Saddle Mountain Fire, which as of Tuesday morning has grown to an estimated 5,760 acres according to Public Information Officer and firefighter Ben Shearer. The fire is currently 10% contained. There's currently no evacuations in place, no structures have been damaged and there are no road closures in place.
- PUB DATE: 7/7/2020 7:45:52 AM - SOURCE: YakTriNews
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Posted: Jul 7, 2020

80 new COVID-19 cases reported in Yakima County; 4 virus deaths

The Yakima Health District reported 80 new COVID-19 cases and four more virus death cases in Yakima County. As of Monday evening, YHD says there are at least 7,935 confirmed cases and a total of 150 deaths. They say 146 people died with underlying conditions. 43 people are hospitalized, with 7 people intubated, and 4,798 have recovered, according to the health district.
- PUB DATE: 7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KIMA-TV CBS/CW+ 29 Yakima
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Posted: Jul 6, 2020

Two die during Fourth of July celebrations in Skagit County

Two fatalities and a house fire were among the emergencies first responders were called to during the Fourth of July holiday. One death was caused by a firework and another by an accidental gunshot wound. A house in Mount Vernon caught fire after fireworks set some nearby trees ablaze. On the afternoon of July 4, a Camano Island man died at Skagit Valley Hospital after sustaining what was reportedly an accidental gunshot wound in the woods south of Hamilton.
- PUB DATE: 7/6/2020 5:41:12 PM - SOURCE: Skagit Valley Herald (
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16 Sep 2020 2020 FIRE MECHANICS VENDOR SHOW 9/16/2020

September 16, 3pm-5:30pm
Wenatchee Convention Center 

Mark your calendar for this exciting vendor show at the Wenatchee Convention Center. 

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18 Sep 2020 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training - Virtual Class 9/18/2020 8:30 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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5 Oct 2020 2020 Washington Fire Administrative Support Annual Conference 10/5/2020 - 10/7/2020

October 5-7, 2020


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