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Posted: Nov 30, 2020

Washington state launches statewide COVID-19 notification app

Washington state is launching its statewide coronavirus exposure app, joining more than a dozen other states that have already enlisted the use of smartphone technology in the ongoing effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Starting Monday, people with iPhones can enable the ‘exposure notifications’ feature that is already in their phone’s settings, and Android devices can download the app.
- PUB DATE: 11/30/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 Seattle
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Posted: Nov 29, 2020

Accidental fire destroys garage in downtown Yakima

An accidental fire destroyed the garage of a rental home on the 800 block of North Naches Avenue in Yakima on Sunday, causing an estimated $20,000 in damage, according to firefighters. Four Yakima Fire Department engines and a Yakima Training Center Fire Department engine responded to a call for a structure fire about 12:20 p.
- PUB DATE: 11/29/2020 3:07:02 PM - SOURCE: Yakima Herald-Republic
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Posted: Nov 25, 2020

Electrical Issue Causes House Fire in Centralia

One person received superficial injuries in a Centralia house fire Monday evening likely caused by an electrical issue, the Riverside Fire Authority reported. The fire was reported at 6:50 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of West Cherry Street in Centralia. According to the RFA, the fire started in an upstairs bedroom of a single-family home.
- PUB DATE: 11/25/2020 10:23:01 AM - SOURCE: Centralia Chronicle
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Posted: Nov 25, 2020

Wahkiakum Fire District 3 named as grant recipient

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) recently announced the recipients of 23 grants totaling $104,000 to advance the quality of life and enable economic development in communities served by members of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association. Wahkiakum West Telephone has announced Wahkiakum Fire District Number 3 as one of these grant recipients.
- PUB DATE: 11/25/2020 1:16:42 AM - SOURCE: Wahkiakum County Eagle
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Posted: Nov 25, 2020

4 firefighters burned attempting rescue from Florida house fire

VIDEO: Four firefighters suffered burns Tuesday while trying to rescue someone they thought was inside a burning home in the New Town neighborhood of Northwest Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department was called just after 1 p.m. and saw flames and heavy smoke coming from the house on Acorn Street near West 2nd Street.
- PUB DATE: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJXT-TV News 4 Jacksonville
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