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Posted: Sep 13, 2019

Friendly fires helping restore forest health in Naches Ranger District

Around 60 firefighters went into the Cascade foothills Thursday to burn 60 acres of forest within the Naches Ranger District. Cool weather with a friendly wind from the southwest sending smoke up toward the Wenas and Kittitas valleys made it a perfect day for the U.S. Forest Service to keep working toward its goals.
- PUB DATE: 9/13/2019 5:30:54 PM - SOURCE: Yakima Herald-Republic - Metered Site
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Posted: Sep 13, 2019

Report on Clark County deaths tied to opioids in dispute

Officials at Clark County Public Health are disputing a presentation given to the Vancouver City Council on Monday evening that claimed the region’s opioid-related overdoses were dropping. Deaths linked to opioid overdoses are not dropping in any sort of statistically significant way, said Public Health Director Dr.
- PUB DATE: 9/13/2019 6:38:36 AM - SOURCE: Vancouver Columbian
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Posted: Sep 13, 2019

Cheney Fire Department chief says new main attack engine 'The Swiss Army knife of engines'

Cheney’s Fire Department debuted their new main attack engine last Friday afternoon in the Yoke’s Fresh Market parking lot. To hear Fire Chief Tom Jenkins describe it, the only thing the $800,000 vehicle can’t do is cook dinner. “It’s like the Swiss Army knife of fire trucks,” Jenkins said of the new engine, which officially replaced the department’s 32-year-old No.
- PUB DATE: 9/13/2019 3:08:38 AM - SOURCE: Cheney Free Press
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Posted: Sep 13, 2019

Fire Department In Arkansas First In The Nation To Have New Technology In Ambulances

The Bella Vista Fire and EMS Department continues to pave the way in emergency medicine in Arkansas, and now in the nation. This week the department launched cerebral oximetry machines in two ambulances. This is the first time an EMS service in the U.S. has provided this technology in an ambulance.
- PUB DATE: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KFSM-TV CBS 5 Fort Smith
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Posted: Sep 13, 2019

Fixing local 911 system would cost Oregon community $28 million

Voters will decide in November whether to spend $28 million on a new radio system for the 911 dispatch center and first responders. The measure would cost 9 cents per $1,000 of assessed value — or $18 per year for the owner of a home assessed at $200,000. Located near the Medford airport, Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon, or ECSO, answers 911 calls for all of Jackson County and Crater Lake National Park.
- PUB DATE: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTVL-TV Channel 10
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