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Posted: Sep 16, 2019

Dozens of female firefighters empowered during Washington event

A group of female firefighters trained together in Spanaway over the weekend during an event that was meant to both mentor and empower them. The event brought together more than 40 female firefighters from California and Washington. They covered live fire training, worked with power tools and practiced auto extrication.
- PUB DATE: 9/16/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KING-TV NBC 5 Seattle
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Posted: Sep 16, 2019

NFPA Report: 43% of fire stations are 40-plus years old

As the condition of aging bridges, roadways, transportation resources, and grids across the U.S. has increasingly become the focus of discussion, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has issued Renovations Needs of the U.S. Fire Service, a new report on the fire service’s aging infrastructure.
- PUB DATE: 9/16/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Evening Tribune
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Posted: Sep 16, 2019

North Carolina agencies go high-tech against opioid crisis

The Sheriff’s Office, Burlington police and county Health Department all recently began using the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program. ODMAP allows agencies in both law enforcement and public health to input, monitor and track overdose data using times, dates and locations, as well as record information about fatalities and drug administration.
- PUB DATE: 9/16/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Burlington Times-News
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Posted: Sep 16, 2019

Dozens of female firefighters empowered during Spanaway event

A group of female firefighters trained together in Spanaway over the weekend during an event that was meant to both mentor and empower them. The event brought together more than 40 female firefighters from California and Washington. They covered live fire training, worked with power tools and practiced auto extrication.
- PUB DATE: 9/16/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KING-TV NBC 5 Seattle
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Posted: Sep 15, 2019

Colfax volunteer firefighter honored for 50 years of service

He doesn’t wear his “Class A’s” much anymore, he’s also humble. “I don’t need all this attention,” Jim Krouse said. The Colfax Fire Station could be Jim Krouse’s second home, or first. “They needed help loading the hose one morning when I was walking my dog,” Krouse said. That day, just before Labor Day in 1969, would change Krouse’s life.
- PUB DATE: 9/15/2019 6:39:25 PM - SOURCE: KAYU-TV MyFox Spokane
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