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Posted: Jul 12, 2020

Yakima Fire Department responds to two fires early Sunday

The Yakima Fire Department responded to two fires at private properties early Sunday, including one with estimated damages amounting to $200,000. The fire department was called to a fire in the 6600 block of North Glacier Court in Yakima at 3:47 a.m. Sunday, according to a press release. Upon arriving, crews found “the front of the house and a row of arborvitae involved in a large fire that resulted in ash falling down over a 5-block area.
- PUB DATE: 7/12/2020 4:39:51 PM - SOURCE: Yakima Herald-Republic
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Posted: Jul 12, 2020

Wildfire burning in Douglas County grows to 10,000 acres, Level 2 evacuations in place

A 10,000 acre wildfire led to Level 2 evacuations for the town of Mansfield, located in Douglas County, WA. Those notices were in place for the town of Mansfield and approximately 10 residences west of Mansfield. Crews were able to hold the fire through the overnight hours, and into Sunday morning. As of Sunday morning, the fire was still 3 miles southwest of Mansfield.
- PUB DATE: 7/12/2020 10:35:26 AM - SOURCE: KHQ-TV NBC 6 Spokane
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Posted: Jul 11, 2020

Child Playing with Matches to Blame for East Wenatchee Fire

Douglas County Fire District 2 crews responded to a brush fire call that was quickly changed to a structure fire in the 300 block of South Kent Court in East Wenatchee around 1:00 pm Friday. Chief Dave Baker says that when crews first arrived, an unidentified Central Washington Asphalt employee was in a water tender spraying water onto arborvitae trees that were ablaze.
- PUB DATE: 7/10/2020 10:53:57 PM - SOURCE: KPQ-AM 560
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Posted: Jul 10, 2020

Fire destroys mobile home, three vehicles near Ridgefield

An early morning fire destroyed a mobile home and three vehicles in a rural mobile home park near Ridgefield, according to Clark County Fire & Rescue. No injuries were reported. The fire was reported at 3:41 a.m. at the Van Ridge Mobile Home Park, 415 N.E. 194th St. Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived at the scene first and reported that a mobile home was engulfed in flame and that nearby cars were catching fire, according to a fire department statement.
- PUB DATE: 7/10/2020 7:35:52 AM - SOURCE: Vancouver Columbian
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Posted: Jul 10, 2020

Workers Rescued From Scaffolding Dangling From Boston Building

VIDEO: Two workers were pulled from scaffolding that was dangling from the side of an apartment building in Boston's Chinatown on Thursday morning. The incident happened 13 stories in the air at Tai Tung Village, a housing and business complex. Witness Andres Mateo told NBC10 Boston he saw the scaffolding drop.
- PUB DATE: 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBTS-TV NBC 10 Boston
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