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Posted: Jul 31, 2015

Fire Truck Picture of the Day-E-ONE Quint

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Posted: Jul 30, 2015

Seattle firefighters battle Central District apartment fire

A fast moving fire destroyed an apartment building in the Central District Thursday evening, displacing several residents. The two-alarm fire started at a building located in the 500 block of 27th Avenue just before 5 p.m. and quickly spread. Viewer video at the scene showed flames and smoke fully engulfing the building.
- PUB DATE: 7/30/2015 6:06:57 PM - SOURCE: KING-TV NBC 5
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Posted: Jul 30, 2015

Ammunition explodes during Maple Valley barn fire

Ammunition exploded as a barn burned on 215th Avenue Southeast in Maple Valley. Neighbors said they heard blasts after the fire broke out about 3:30 a.m. Thursday. The King County Sheriff’s Office told neighbors ammunition was stored inside the barn. The animals inside the barn are OK. Neighbors were concerned the fire would spread because of trees in the area, but firefighters were able to quickly douse the fire once the gunshots stopped.
- PUB DATE: 7/30/2015 5:42:21 AM - SOURCE: KIRO-TV CBS 7
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Posted: Jul 30, 2015

Spokane County: Levy failure would mean cuts for Fire District 8

Fire District 8 officials said the failure to pass Proposition One on the 2015 ballot would mean cutbacks for staff and slower response times. "Let's use this example right here, if we were to lay off these two guys, this house catches on fire, then where is the next fire station closest to this person? You know, it's another 15 minutes, maybe, for them to even get here on scene.
- PUB DATE: 7/30/2015 4:32:39 AM - SOURCE: Northwest Cable News
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Posted: Jul 30, 2015

Yakima, Union Gap firefighters train with state-of-the-art air packs

Of all the equipment a firefighter uses, one of the most critical is the breathing apparatus for entering burning, smoke-filled buildings. The apparatus protect the face and eyes, provide breathable air, warn when that air is running low, allow firefighters to communicate and sound an alarm when a firefighter is disabled.
- PUB DATE: 7/30/2015 12:05:57 AM - SOURCE: Yakima Herald-Republic
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