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Posted: Jun 17, 2019

300 goats to help fight fire by eating vegetation in Wenatchee area

An army of goats will be released onto parts of the Wenatchee Foothills later this month to help reduce fire fuels. Chelan County Fire District 1 expects to set loose about 300 goats on steep hillsides behind the Broadview neighborhood, said Chief Brian Brett. The goats will be allowed to chew away sections of hillside vegetation before moving to un-chomped areas, he said.
- PUB DATE: 6/17/2019 6:32:07 PM - SOURCE: Yakima Herald-Republic - Metered Site
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Posted: Jun 17, 2019

Firefighters extinguish wood chip fire at Pacific Fibre in Longview

Firefighters from Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue and the Longview Fire Department extinguished a wood-chip fire Sunday night at Pacific Fibre Products, which owns a plant at the intersection of California and Industrial ways and Third Avenue. The 300-by-100 foot fire was initially reported at 7:40 p.m. by a BNSF Railway employee who saw smoke, Longview fire Battalion Chief Jeff Thompson said.
- PUB DATE: 6/17/2019 6:03:07 PM - SOURCE: Longview Daily News
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Posted: Jun 17, 2019

2019 Chicago Muster Rig Gallery by Steve Redick

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Posted: Jun 17, 2019

Citing fire risks, Cowlitz County starts burn ban early on June 21

Outdoor burning in Cowlitz County will be restricted starting June 21, nearly a month earlier than normal due to riskier than average fire conditions, the county Fire Marshal’s Office announced Monday. Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue Chief Dave LaFave said that current fire conditions are comparable to what firefighters usually see around mid to late July.
- PUB DATE: 6/17/2019 3:32:47 PM - SOURCE: Longview Daily News
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Posted: Jun 17, 2019

Port Angeles man arrested in arson probe of fire

A 50-year-old Port Angeles man was arrested Sunday night for investigation of first-degree arson. John H. Hann, age 50, has his first appearance today at 1 p.m. in Clallam County Superior Court. Hann was apprehended during an investigation of a fire that Port Angeles police said was deliberately set in a multiunit building near First and Albert streets, according the department’s Facebook page.
- PUB DATE: 6/17/2019 10:27:22 AM - SOURCE: Port Angeles Peninsula Daily News
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