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Posted: Feb 27, 2020

North Whatcom Fire and Rescue hires four career firefighters

The next 12 months will be very busy for four new North Whatcom Fire and Rescue (NWFR) recruits. Prior to being hired on January 6, the four new recruits – Gary DeJager, Philip Jackson, Alden Roberts and Chris Lubenow – were required to complete a variety of pre-hire testing. This included a written test that covered mechanical aptitude, basic math, spelling, reading comprehension and memorization.
- PUB DATE: 2/27/2020 2:58:16 AM - SOURCE: Northern Light
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Posted: Feb 27, 2020

Soap Lake man fined $3,000 for burning garbage, furniture

A Soap Lake man has been fined $3,000 by the Washington Department of Ecology after repeated violations of outdoor burning rules, according to agency officials. David E. Ewing was cited for an Aug. 4, 2019, incident after Grant County Fire District No. 7 responded to a report of an outdoor, unattended fire, in which Ewing was burning household garbage and furniture at his home at the 20400 block of Northeast Road B.
- PUB DATE: 2/27/2020 1:53:04 AM - SOURCE: Columbia Basin Herald - Metered Site
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Posted: Feb 27, 2020

Mom who lost son warns about fentanyl after 2 more teens overdosed in King County

A mother who lost her son to an accidental overdose in September is speaking out after two other teens overdosed in Bellevue last weekend. The boys, one from Bellevue and the other from Yarrow Point, thought they were taking the painkiller, Percocet. But the pills are believed to have been laced with fentanyl.
- PUB DATE: 2/27/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KING-TV NBC 5 Seattle
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28 Mar 2020 2020 Washington Fire Symposium 3/28/2020 - 4/1/2020

Annual Conference

March 28-April 1, 2020
Wenatchee Convention Center

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17 May 2020 WFC VOLUNTEER FIRE CHIEF SURVIVAL COURSE 5/17/2020 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM



Date: May 17, 2020

Wenatchee Convention Center


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28 May 2020 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training Class - South Bay Fire Department 5/28/2020 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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