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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

Indiana council bucks mayor, votes to return to former schedule for firefighters

The City Council supported city firefighters Monday night and voted to roll back unpopular work shift changes the mayor imposed last weekend. Council members passed — by an 8-1 vote on first reading — an ordinance that would return firefighters to a work schedule of 24 hours on duty and 48 hours off.
- PUB DATE: 12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Northwest Times
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Posted: Dec 10, 2019

Sculpture for Fallen Massachusetts Firefighter Unveiled on One Year Anniversary

The city’s third memorial sculpture for a firefighter who died in the line of duty was unveiled Monday evening at the Webster Square Fire Station. Dignitaries, fellow firefighters and family members stood for an hour in the cold rain to honor Firefighter Christopher J. Roy of Shrewsbury, 36, who died a year ago, after he was pulled from a burning apartment at 7 Lowell St.
- PUB DATE: 12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Worcester Telegram
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Posted: Dec 10, 2019

Three Ohio Firefighters Terminated for Hazing

Three firefighters were terminated Monday after an investigation found they verbally and physically abused a part-time firefighter. The allegations came to light in September; today the Orange Township trustees voted to accept the recommendations of investigators who said a firefighter, a lieutenant, and a captain should lose their jobs.
- PUB DATE: 12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WSYX-TV ABC 6
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