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Posted: Jan 22, 2021

Teen critically injured in South Seattle fire

A 15-year-old boy is fighting for his life after a fire broke out in a South Seattle home early Friday morning. Someone inside the burning home called 911 just before 4 a.m. to report flames were coming from their home in the 9300 block of 39th Ave. South, according to David Cuerpo with Seattle Fire.
- PUB DATE: 1/22/2021 1:32:38 PM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Jan 22, 2021

Clallam 2 Fire Rescue adds career firefighters

Clallam 2 Fire-Rescue has hired two, new full-time firefighters. It will help staff the district’s west-end response. Firefighter/paramedic Erik Sundin and Firefighter/EMT Elizabeth Hagaman started work on Tuesday. Their positions are being funded by a levy lid lift approved by voters last summer. Chief Jake Patterson says one of the goals with the increased funding was to improve response and staffing for the west end of the district.
- PUB DATE: 1/22/2021 8:10:13 AM - SOURCE: KONP-AM 1490
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Posted: Jan 22, 2021

2-year-old child, woman rescued from Auburn house fire

A woman and a 2-year-old child were rescued by firefighters Wednesday night, Jan.20 after a garage fire spread throughout an Auburn home. Around 11:40 p.m. near the 30100 block of 50th Lane S., crews from South King Fire and Rescue were dispatched to a possible fire at a townhome, said Capt. Brad Chaney of South King Fire and Rescue.
- PUB DATE: 1/22/2021 7:28:03 AM - SOURCE: Kent Reporter
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Posted: Jan 22, 2021

Grant County Fire District 5 takes unusual approach to expanding fire truck fleet

Buying a new fire truck, or even a used one, can be an expensive proposition for a fire district. But Grant County Fire District 5 officials found an innovative way to cut costs and get exactly the truck they want in the bargain. District officials take a do-it-yourself approach, purchasing a truck chassis and customizing it from the axles up.
- PUB DATE: 1/22/2021 1:13:11 AM - SOURCE: Columbia Basin Herald
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Posted: Jan 22, 2021

Fire destroys Washington Potato Company in Warden, evacuations lifted

VIDEO: People living near a fire that has destroyed Washington Potato Company in the small town of Warden can return to their homes on Friday morning, according to the Grant County Sherriff's Office. The fire initially prompted Level 3 evacuations due to the possibility of a large ammonia storage tank exploding but those evacuations have since been lifted, GCSO spokesperson Kyle Foreman said.
- PUB DATE: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KING-TV NBC 5 Seattle
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