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Posted: Jan 15, 2020

Fire station catches fire in North Bend

PHOTO: Eastside Fire & Rescue crews responded Tuesday to a report of a fire in North Bend - and when they arrived on scene they found smoke and flames pouring from one of their own fire stations. The incident unfolded just before 3 p.m. Tuesday when firefighters responded to a fire alarm at a building at 42804 SE 172nd St.
- PUB DATE: 1/15/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO News 1000 AM and 97.7 FM
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Posted: Jan 15, 2020

Good Samaritans help free North Kitsap Fire & Rescue truck from snow

A North Kitsap Fire & Rescue truck that had become stuck in the snow got a little help from a few good Samaritans who happened to be passing by early Monday morning. At around 3 a.m. Trentin Moss, Josh Smith and Shallee Baker had been driving through Suquamish — checking in on friends and family to ensure everyone was safe while the snow continued to accumulate — when they noticed the stalled fire engine.
- PUB DATE: 1/15/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Kitsap Daily News - Metered Site
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Posted: Jan 15, 2020

Dispute leads to motorhome arson in Grays Harbor County, deputies say

Deputies with the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Department say they arrested a man on Sunday in connection with arson of two motorhomes. The fires happened around 8 a.m. Sunday on Atlantic Avenue in Ocosta, deputies said. Arriving deputies said they interviewed witnesses at the scene and were able to establish a suspect who was seen in the area at the time of the fires.
- PUB DATE: 1/15/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KIRO-TV CBS 7
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Posted: Jan 15, 2020

Tacoma startup hopes to save firefighter lives and maybe provide some good jobs, too

Matt Tolentino’s “big idea” — or at least his latest big idea — is going to save lives. That’s what people keep telling him anyway, not that he has much time to sit and fully ponder the life-or-death implications of his endeavor. He’s been busy. By day, Tolentino, a Navy veteran who previously spent 15 years in software and hardware design at Intel, is a professor of computer engineering at the University of Washington Tacoma.
- PUB DATE: 1/15/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The News Tribune - Metered Site
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Posted: Jan 15, 2020

'We're totally isolated': Community gathers supplies for Skykomish residents stuck in snowstorm

Patience is wearing thin for residents impacted by the closure of US Highway 2 between Gold Bar and Skykomish. Most living in the area have been without electricity since 2 p.m. last Friday. "On a scale of 1 to 10, it's a 10," said Baring resident Charlie Preston. "It's hell." But some help is on the way.
- PUB DATE: 1/15/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KING-TV NBC 5 Seattle
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