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Posted: Apr 22, 2019

Washington National Guard fighting wildfires get pay raise under new law

The next time the Washington National Guard gets called to help fight wildfires in the state they will get a raise. Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill into law Friday morning allowing guardsmen to get $12 per hour, the state's minimum wage. For the last 30 years, they received a military salary based on a formula involving the federal minimum wage, which paid them almost $11 an hour last year.
- PUB DATE: 4/22/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: King 5 News
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Posted: Apr 20, 2019

Fire Burns Reeds on West End of Wapato Lake

VIDEO: Manson Firefighters responded to a fire on Wapato Lake late Friday night that was burning in the reeds. According to the department, the fire was burning on the west end of the lake and, at points, was inaccessible by crews. It was contained a little after 4:00 a.m. Saturday morning despite moving into brush and grass to the north.
- PUB DATE: 4/20/2019 3:11:21 PM - SOURCE: KPQ-AM 560
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Posted: Apr 20, 2019

East County Fire and Rescue places levy lid lift on August ballot

The East County Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to place a one-year fire levy lid lift on the August primary election ballot, which, if approved, would allow the district to restore the levy rate for emergency services to $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value. The levy rate for 2019 is at $1.
- PUB DATE: 4/20/2019 6:45:04 AM - SOURCE: Vancouver Columbian - Metered Site
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27 Apr 2019 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training Class - Lewis County Fire District 6, Station 62 - April 27, 2019 4/27/2019

EVIP 3.0 has been streamlined to make better use of your time.  Highlights of this revised program are:

~Updated, Easy to use PowerPoint Slide Program

~Rodeo Forms and Checklists

~Clarification on Continuing Education and Re-certification Requirements


As part of the T-t-T course students will receive the newest EVIP program disk and all needed materials to immediately implement.

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3 May 2019 Stevens County Fire Chiefs Training Conference 2019 5/3/2019 - 5/5/2019

May 3-5, 2019

Colville High School 
154 HWY 20 E

The conference will cover a wide variety of topics including Automobile Fire’s w/prop, SCBA Operations, Critical Thinking for the Initial IC, MaxFire Box Fire Behavior, Stop the Bleed, Fire Service Administration, Fire Service Leadership and finally Forcible Entry. We are looking forward to Spokane County Fire District 4’s, Captain, Tim Love, as our keynote speaker Friday night. 

 

  • Knowledgeable Instructors
  • Meet “Live Fire” training requirements
  • Learn from years of real life experiences
  • Meet and train and build relationships with your local districts

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