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Posted: Jan 19, 2021

Washington state launches web site to check eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday announced a plan to set up vaccination sites statewide with help from the National Guard and others as part of an overall goal to vaccinate 45,000 people a day. Inslee said while the goal is currently higher than the current allotment of vaccine the state is receiving from the federal government — 100,000 doses a week — the state is working to get the infrastructure in place now for that amount once doses increase.
- PUB DATE: 1/19/2021 10:47:13 AM - SOURCE: KCPQ-TV FOX 13 Seattle
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Posted: Jan 19, 2021

Flash Back: The deadly Pang warehouse fire in Seattle's Chinatown-International District

For this week’s Flash Back Friday we take a look at KOMO News’ coverage of the deadly fire at Mary Pang’s frozen-food warehouse. The five-alarm fire broke out on the night of Jan. 5, 1995 in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District. The blaze killed four Seattle Fire Department firefighters, the worst loss of life in SFD history.
- PUB DATE: 1/19/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 Seattle
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Posted: Jan 19, 2021

Seattle Fire Department Shares Multi-Lingual And ASL Cooking Fire Safety Video

Every year, the Seattle Fire Department responds to hundreds of cooking-related fires. With more people cooking at home because of the pandemic, the concern for cooking fires is elevated. Cooking fires remain the main cause of home fires in the U.S. To help try to reduce cooking-related fires, the Seattle Fire Department, in collaboration with the King County Fire and Life Safety Association, recently developed cooking fire safety videos in 12 languages and in American Sign Language.
- PUB DATE: 1/19/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Seattle Patch
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Posted: Jan 19, 2021

Residents evacuated as fire destroys 2-story home in Lake Stevens

PHOTOS: Firefighters from multiple agencies battled flames that destroyed a home occupied by two families in Lake Stevens. Crews were initially dispatched to the home in the 500 block of 103rd Drive SE at about 7:45 a.m. Tuesday and found the structure fully ablaze. More units were then called in. Four adults and three children who reside at the home were able to get out safely, and no injuries were reported.
- PUB DATE: 1/19/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 Seattle
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Posted: Jan 15, 2021

Follow Up: 150-foot pine falls on Spokane Fire Department car, Deputy Fire Marshal walks away uninjured

A Deputy Fire Marshal walked away uninjured after a 150-foot Ponderosa Pine tree fell on his car while he was inside. The incident happened around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday as high winds took down trees across the Inland Northwest. The Deputy Fire Marshal responded to the area of Rockwood Boulevard and 18th Avenue to relieve an engine that had been stationed at the intersection to protect an area where another downed tree was entangled with several power lines and a transformer.
- PUB DATE: 1/15/2021 9:25:00 AM - SOURCE: KXLY-TV ABC 4 Spokane
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