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Posted: Dec 10, 2019

Fire causes $200,000 in damage at historic White Building in downtown Olympia

An early morning fire caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to Olympia's oldest commercial building. According to the Olympia Fire Department, firefighters responded to a fire alarm at 209 4th Ave. East about 2:10 a.m. Tuesday. Firefighters found light smoke on the first and second floors of the White Building.
- PUB DATE: 12/10/2019 7:58:50 AM - SOURCE: KCPQ-TV FOX 13
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Posted: Dec 10, 2019

Whidbey farmers worry over polluted water from naval station

For decades, cows on the Christensen farm sauntered across the pasture to quench their thirst at a creek that carries storm-water runoff from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. In October 2018, the Navy disclosed the water contained trace amounts of toxic chemicals from firefighting foam used on the base during aviation accidents and training.
- PUB DATE: 12/10/2019 7:56:40 AM - SOURCE: Everett Herald
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Posted: Dec 10, 2019

New UW research tackles fire forecasting to better manage future wildfires

New research from the University of Washington tackles fire forecasting -- all in an effort to better manage powerful wildfires in the future. Scientists hope that improved fire predictions can save more lives and homes. Intense wildfires can quickly grow out of control. Strong winds, low humidity and dry fuels can all contribute to extreme fire behavior.
- PUB DATE: 12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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12 Dec 2019 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training Class - Kirkland 12/12/2019 9:00 AM

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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