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Posted: Mar 22, 2019

Firefighters rescue cat from burning home in Carnation

Firefighters managed to save a man's pet cat from their burning home in Carnation Thursday afternoon. The homeowner was napping just before 2 p.m. when he awakened by his dog barking and noticed a heavy smoke building in his home just off SR-203 near Stillwater Hill. He managed to get out and call for help.
- PUB DATE: 3/22/2019 7:46:20 AM - SOURCE: KIMA-TV CBS 29 Yakima
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Posted: Mar 22, 2019

Ephrata Fire Department adds 3 new lieutenants

The Ephrata Fire Department has three new lieutenants. EFD veterans Maxwell Yoder, Colleen Winski and Chandler Gribble all received lieutenants badges during a short pinning ceremony at Wednesday night’s regular meeting of the Ephrata City Council. “Each shift will now have a captain and a lieutenant,” said EFD Chief Jeremy Burns.
- PUB DATE: 3/22/2019 5:47:42 AM - SOURCE: Columbia Basin Herald
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Posted: Mar 22, 2019

Moses Lake hires first female firefighter paramedic

Making history, Samantha Wright has been named as the Moses Lake Fire Department’s first-ever full-time female firefighter paramedic, according to a press release. Wright will fill one of three new positions with the department that were authorized by the Moses Lake City Council for the 2019 budget year.
- PUB DATE: 3/22/2019 5:47:41 AM - SOURCE: Columbia Basin Herald
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Posted: Mar 22, 2019

‘It makes me nervous,’ Whatcom fire chief says after NOAA spring forecast released

Start stocking up on the eye drops and particulate masks, and if you haven’t installed an air filter or air conditioner yet, it may be time to start saving up — the Pacific Northwest wildfire season could be a doozy. Following on the heels of two historically bad fire seasons in 2017 and 2018, conditions could be ripe for wildfires before the summer even arrives, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s 2019 U.
- PUB DATE: 3/22/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Bellingham Herald
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Posted: Mar 22, 2019

Everett paper recycling warehouse burns

PHOTO: A paper recycling warehouse suffered significant smoke and water damage when a fire broke out in the building Thursday night. An employee at the Fibres International warehouse noticed smoke and flames coming from a bale of newspaper and cardboard around 6:30 p.m. and called 911. Firefighters from several neighboring cities, as well as from Paine Field and Boeing arrived to find light smoke coming from the building in the 2600 block of 94th Street SW.
- PUB DATE: 3/21/2019 9:50:40 PM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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