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Posted: Sep 17, 2020

IAFF remembers fallen firefighters virtually in wake of COVID-19

The International Association of Fire Fighters is moving its Fallen Fire Fighter Remembrance to a virtual platform. The International Association of Fire Fighters, the largest firefighters' union in the U.S. and Canada, will hold its annual Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Remembrance virtually on Saturday, Sept.
- PUB DATE: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WIBW-TV CBS 13 Topeka
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Posted: Sep 17, 2020

NTSB: No emergency training for crew on dive boat where fire killed 34 in California

VIDEO: Crew members on a dive boat say they were never instructed on emergency procedures before a predawn fire swept through the vessel as it was anchored off the Southern California coast, killing 34 people as they slept below deck, according to federal documents released Wednesday. National Transportation Safety Board investigators say the cause of the blaze aboard the Conception remains undetermined but a possible ignition point was phones and other electronics plugged into outlets.
- PUB DATE: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: NBC News
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Posted: Sep 17, 2020

16 hospitalized after fleeing Texas crane collision

PHOTOS: Diane Stewart is used to the occasional construction noise coming from the work site near her Mueller neighborhood apartment In East Austin. But on Wednesday morning, she heard something that made her pause. “It sounded like pipes falling. It was a loud crash; it made me turn,” Stewart said.
- PUB DATE: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Austin American-Statesman
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Posted: Sep 17, 2020

Cold Creek Fire near White Pass burns up to 252 acres, 5% contained

The Cold Creek Fire grew up to 252 acres and is 5 percent contained as of Thursday morning, according to the Yakima Valley Emergency Management. Officials say US-12 is currently closed, and an estimated time to open the highway is not determined. Also, the Southeast Washington Interagency Incident Management Team says night operations also noticed a large rock on the highway.
- PUB DATE: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KIMA-TV CBS/CW+ 29 Yakima
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Posted: Sep 16, 2020

Saturday processional route announced for Moses Lake firefighter

A Saturday processional route has been announced for Moses Lake firefighter Andrew Deering, who died recently due to injuries suffered in a hiking accident. Local commuters are warned that the processional will likely create traffic impacts. Staging for the processional will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.
- PUB DATE: 9/16/2020 6:29:47 PM - SOURCE: Columbia Basin Herald
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