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Posted: Aug 17, 2015

Stickpin Fire grows to 27,000 acres; evacuations still in place

Fire crews continue to arrive to fight the Stickpin fire in Ferry County Sunday. Crews were able to take advantage of cooler weather and mild temperatures Saturday, but the fire remains zero percent contained. It is now 27,343 acres in size. Firefighters say the west side of the fire is the first priority.
- PUB DATE: 8/17/2015 11:19:50 AM - SOURCE: KHQ-TV NBC 6
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Posted: Aug 17, 2015

Update: One Pacific Steel worker has died after chlorine gas accident in Spokane

One of the workers hospitalized after an accidental release of chlorine gas at a Spokane steel recycling plant has died. Mike Tracy, a spokesman for Pacific Steel & Recycling, said the man died Saturday night. His name won’t be released until all family members have been notified, Tracy said Sunday.
- PUB DATE: 8/17/2015 7:54:36 AM - SOURCE: Spokesman.com
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Posted: Aug 17, 2015

One man dies evacuating Coyote Canyon fire in Fruitland

The Coyote Canyon fire is burning approximately 5,000 to 6,000 acres in Fruitland, and has burned several structures. Lyle Lehrbas is taking a look at what's left of his parents' home. The Coyote Canyon fire raged Friday night and burned almost everything they own. But it's not just losing items that's tough.
- PUB DATE: 8/17/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: khq
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Posted: Aug 17, 2015

Social media empowers Sacramento Fire Department to shape its own story

As fires erupted throughout Sacramento in recent weeks, journalists, politicians and the public flocked to the Sacramento Fire Department’s Twitter page. The Internet allows anyone with a smartphone to become a broadcaster, and the Fire Department is taking full advantage. Gone are the days when the agency’s public information officer would sit around waiting for calls from reporters.
- PUB DATE: 8/17/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: sacramento bee
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Posted: Aug 17, 2015

Ousted Massachusetts fire chief to appeal firing

Former fire Chief Kevin Farrell has appealed his firing by Town Manager Steve Bartha, setting the stage for a process in which Farrell could try to win his old job back. So far, the town has not said why the veteran firefighter was fired other than a statement on Monday that read, in part, “it was brought on by Mr.
- PUB DATE: 8/17/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Salem News
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