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Posted: Mar 21, 2019

Brush Fire Burned 100-Plus Acres Near Mossyrock

A brush fire raced along the hills and ridge boxed in by three roads southeast of Mossyrock on Tuesday — leaving behind an estimated 100 to 120 acres of charred earth. Residents of homes along Ajlune and Bear Ridge roads were voluntarily evacuated and livestock was removed from barns or herded to safety.
- PUB DATE: 3/21/2019 10:36:06 AM - SOURCE: Centralia Chronicle
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Posted: Mar 21, 2019

Burlington fire chief moving on

The city of Burlington will say goodbye to its fire chief at the end of March. After nearly three years with the Burlington Fire Department, Levon Yengoyan is moving on to serve as chief for Camano Island Fire & Rescue. The Camano Island resident said the move is bittersweet, as he has loved serving the people of Burlington.
- PUB DATE: 3/21/2019 6:09:05 AM - SOURCE: Skagit Valley Herald (GoSkagit.com)
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Posted: Mar 21, 2019

Firefighter Dies While on-Duty at Philadelphia International Airport

A veteran Philadelphia firefighter has died after suffering a medical emergency while on duty with the engine company assigned to Philadelphia International Airport. Firefighter Michael Bernstein died at the hospital around 1:50 Wednesday morning after being found unresponsive while on duty at Engine 78, "C" Platoon at PHL, the fire department and fire union said.
- PUB DATE: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: NBC 10 Philadelphia
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Posted: Mar 21, 2019

House plan offers additional protections for Michigan first responders

State Reps. Ryan Berman, Brandt Iden and Jeff Yaroch have introduced a plan to stiffen penalties for criminals who threaten or carry out targeted attacks on first responders and corrections officers in Michigan. Berman, who serves as a reserve police officer, said attacks on law enforcement officers and other first responders have increased over the past few years, creating a need for stronger protections.
- PUB DATE: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Fox 47 News
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Posted: Mar 21, 2019

Fight against opioid crisis takes toll on New Hampshire's first responders

VIDEO: First responders are on the front line of New Hampshire's drug epidemic every day, and the trauma they experience dealing with the victims often follows them home. Manchester police, firefighters and EMTs described the consequences of compassion fatigue Tuesday to U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan. "Certainly in my 35 years on the job, I've never seen this much death," Manchester Fire Chief Dan Goonan said.
- PUB DATE: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WMUR-TV ABC 9
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