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Posted: Aug 22, 2019

Twisp River Fire survivor climbs Mount Rainier: 'It took literally everything in me to get to that summit'

VIDEO: Four years after the Twisp River Fire nearly took his life, burn survivor Daniel Lyon has reached the top of Mount Rainier. As Q13 News first shared with you earlier this week, he's been training for this climb for months, battling through the pain of being burned on 70 percent of his body and the dozens of surgeries that came with it.
- PUB DATE: 8/21/2019 10:54:18 PM - SOURCE: KCPQ-TV FOX 13
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Posted: Aug 22, 2019

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-KME 101-Foot TDA

Summerville (SC) Fire Department 101-foot AerialCatâ„¢ tractor-drawn aerial ladder. 94-foot horizontal reach; Predator Severe Service LFD tractor and chassis; seating for seven.

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Posted: Aug 21, 2019

Yakima ambulance company gets award, day after fire chief criticizes

A Yakima ambulance company is getting a national award one day after Yakima's Fire Chief criticizes the system and says changes need to be made. Fire Chief Aaron Markham said yesterday that people are waiting too long for ambulances to arrive, meaning they are losing crucial time. "We really don't have a system in place that establishes performance measures for the ambulance companies that respond to our area," Markham says.
- PUB DATE: 8/21/2019 8:09:57 PM - SOURCE: KIMA-TV CBS 29 Yakima
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Posted: Aug 21, 2019

Truck destroyed when boom touches powerline at Kennewick construction site

PHOTO: A boom truck caught fire when its boom hit a powerline at a construction site on South Vancouver Street Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters responded to the construction site at Vancouver and 23rd Avenue just after 12:35 p.m. When they arrived, the truck was fully involved with flames, said Kennewick Fire Capt.
- PUB DATE: 8/21/2019 4:47:14 PM - SOURCE: YakTriNews
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Posted: Aug 21, 2019

Columbia (MD) Fire Station Opens

The Merriweather Fire Station No. 14 has officially opened in Columbia, reports patch.com

The new 6,800-square-foot fire station is a full service station offering both fire and EMT assistance.

Construction began on the fire station in March 2019 and a dedication ceremony was held recently. The Merriweather Fire Station has two apparatus bays, a kitchen, dining room, general use rooms, a command center that doubles as a community center for special public events and administrative offices.

 

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