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Posted: Aug 16, 2019

Chelan Fire District 1 Takes One Step Closer to New Station 10

Thursday afternoon, Chelan Fire District 1 held a special commissioners meeting to examine the construction bid offered and steps moving forward with the future Station 10 project. By the end of the meeting, the commissioners took Chief Brian Brett’s recommendation to accept the bid from the lowest bidder, T.
- PUB DATE: 8/16/2019 10:39:01 AM - SOURCE: KPQ-AM 560
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Posted: Aug 16, 2019

Firefighters shocked by live power lines in Shoreline fire

Three people, including two firefighters, were injured in a house fire in Shoreline Thursday night. Firefighters say witnesses reported explosions. Two firefighters were shocked trying to douse the flames. "They were both on a hose line and there were downed power lines and they actually had a shock," said Michelle Pidduck, with the Shoreline Fire Department.
- PUB DATE: 8/16/2019 2:03:57 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Aug 16, 2019

Auburn residents escape burning home

A smoke alarm alerted two residents in time to escape their burning home on Auburn’s West Hill Thursday afternoon. According to the Valley Regional Fire Authority and South King Fire and Rescue, the mid-afternoon fire heavily damaged the home at 321st and 58th and burned three cars. As of 4 p.m., two cats were reported missing.
- PUB DATE: 8/16/2019 1:42:03 AM - SOURCE: Auburn Reporter
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Posted: Aug 16, 2019

LimeBike warehouse in Ballard catches fire

David Cuerpo from Seattle Fire says the fire started when one of the LimeBike battery packs ignited and caused other packs to catch fire. The sprinkler system activated and contained the fire within the room. The Vault Response Team was activated when the crews found high voltage signage; water from sprinklers mixed with battery acid can conduct electricity and pose a risk to firefighters.
- PUB DATE: 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: My Ballard
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Posted: Aug 15, 2019

Clark County Clark County Fire & Rescue responds to four crashes in just over an hour

Clark County Fire & Rescue deployed all of its resources while responding to four crashes in just over an hour Thursday morning. One crash came after an assault and car thefts in Skamania County that led to a Clark County Sheriff’s Office pursuit. “It really depleted our resources for a little bit,” Fire & Rescue Chief John Nohr said.
- PUB DATE: 8/15/2019 8:46:37 PM - SOURCE: Vancouver Columbian - Metered Site
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