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Posted: Sep 14, 2020

Woman Thanks Selah Firefighter and Then Steals His Wallet

VIDEO: A Selah Washington firefighter who'd been fighting fires in Thurston County was shocked when he lost his wallet at a service station. The reason for the shock was an unidentified woman thanked him for his service and then picked up his wallet and kept on walking. The theft started at a Little Rock gas station where Selah firefighter Tony Miller stopped to gas up after helping with the Mima fire in the region.
- PUB DATE: 9/14/2020 4:51:04 PM - SOURCE: KEYW-FM 98.3
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Posted: Sep 14, 2020

South King Fire joins local crews to help battle Oregon wildfires

Seven South King Fire and Rescue firefighters were deployed to the Oregon wildfires to assist with search and rescue operations as part of the Washington State Task Force-1 FEMA Urban Search and Rescue (WA-TF1). Wildfires began consuming thousands of acres in western Oregon about a week ago and have become some of the most destructive blazes in state history, according to Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB).
- PUB DATE: 9/14/2020 1:02:10 PM - SOURCE: Federal Way Mirror
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Posted: Sep 14, 2020

Yakama Power building a total loss after fire

A fire at the Yakama Power building south of Toppenish Saturday caused an estimated $450,000 in damages, officials report. The fire was reported at 2:52 p.m. at the company’s building on U.S. Highway 97, according to a news release from Yakima County Fire District No. 5. No one was hurt. Firefighters arrived to find flames coming from the rear of the building and smoke billowing out the eaves and attic vents, according to the release, and an attempt to stop the fire from spreading through the attic was not successful.
- PUB DATE: 9/14/2020 10:55:17 AM - SOURCE: Yakima Herald-Republic
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Posted: Sep 14, 2020

Off-duty New York City firefighter carries out neighbor as massive fire rips through own home

VIDEO: An off-duty New York City firefighter watched flames engulf his own home on Sunday but that didn't stop him from doing his duty and rescuing his neighbors -- all without any fire protective gear. The blaze broke out shortly before midnight inside Peter Orlowski's home in the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn, authorities said.
- PUB DATE: 9/14/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WNBC-TV NBC 4 New York
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Posted: Sep 14, 2020

Oregon fire chief and crew lose homes, station as they battle Holiday Farm Fire

A rural fire chief and several of her volunteer firefighters in Oregon lost their homes and station house to the Holiday Farm Fire as they battled the blaze over the last few days. Upper McKenzie Rural Fire Chief Christiana Rainbow Plews is among thousands of first responders who have been combating the fires that have ravaged the West Coast for weeks.
- PUB DATE: 9/14/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: NBC News
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