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Posted: Feb 14, 2020

Fire destroys two outbuildings in rural Clark County, cause under investigation

A large fire destroyed outbuildings in rural Clark County Thursday evening. At around 6:10 p.m., Vancouver Fire Department responded to a fire at 22340 Northeast 58th Street. Crews arrived on scene and found heavy, black smoke coming from two adjoining shop buildings with the largest body of the fire burning in the rear of the structure.
- PUB DATE: 2/14/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KPTV Fox 12 News
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Posted: Feb 13, 2020

Seattle: Man hurt, exotic pets saved in Georgetown apartment fire

A man was hurt, more than two dozen people were evacuated, and numerous pets, including some exotic ones, were saved during an apartment fire in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. The fire started in a second-story unit at the Boeing Field Apartments in the 6200 block of Airport Way South just after 11 p.
- PUB DATE: 2/13/2020 6:35:42 PM - SOURCE: KIRO-TV CBS 7 Seattle
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Posted: Feb 13, 2020

South Hill Target employees spring into action to give CPR to cardiac arrest victim

A group of South Hill Target employees are being praised for jumping into action to help a cardiac arrest victim. In a Facebook post, Spokane County Fire District 8 said that they were dispatched to the Target off the Palouse Highway on Wednesday, February 13. SCFD 8 praised the staff, saying they gave the victim a fighting chance by giving him CPR until crews arrived to give advanced cardiac life support.
- PUB DATE: 2/13/2020 2:44:10 PM - SOURCE: KHQ-TV NBC 6
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Posted: Feb 13, 2020

Wahkiakum County: VFW Post honors emergency responders

Each year, the Veterans of Foreign Wars selects emergency medical technicians, law enforcement and firefighter personnel to receive VFW Public Servant Awards. Local VFW Posts submit a candidate for these awards to their State VFW Department Headquarters. The department then selects a single candidate for each of the three awards and submit those to VFW National Headquarters.
- PUB DATE: 2/13/2020 1:45:10 AM - SOURCE: Wahkiakum County Eagle
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Posted: Feb 13, 2020

Ohio House passes emergency responders PTSD coverage bill

The Ohio House has once again approved a measure covering post-traumatic stress disorder for emergency responders who haven't suffered a physical injury. “Our brave first responders deserve to have PTSD illnesses treated under our law, even though the law does consider them comparable to a physical injury,” said Rep.
- PUB DATE: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WKYC-TV NBC 3 Cleveland
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