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Posted: Feb 23, 2018

Crews attack early morning fire at Seattle's Beacon Hill apartments

A two-alarm fire at an apartment building in Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood sent residents fleeing into the subfreezing cold early Friday. Crews responded to the scene, in the 1700 block of 17th Avenue South, at about 5:15 a.m. after receiving reports of smoke and flames. Firefighters were able to get the blaze under control by 6 a.
- PUB DATE: 2/23/2018 7:52:13 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Feb 23, 2018

Spokane: One dead in apartment fire near Liberty Park

An adult woman died early Friday morning in a fire at the Liberty Park Terrace Apartments on the lower South Hill. Spokane firefighters were called to the scene at 2 a.m. near Perry Street and Hartson Avenue. Upon arrival, they observed smoke coming from the second floor of an apartment building, according to Spokane Fire Department release.
- PUB DATE: 2/23/2018 6:55:14 AM - SOURCE: Spokane Spokesman-Review
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Posted: Feb 22, 2018

Benton Co. Fire District #1's female firefighters are proud to inspire

Small. Dangerous. Weak. These are all things some might say to describe why women shouldn't be firefighters. But the women of Benton County Fire District #1 are here to bust those stereotypes. Meet Lt. Tracy Baker, Yvette Sanders, Masha Sells, and Kayte Salter. Each one of them joined the department for different reasons, but one thing was the same: they wanted to do their part for the community.
- PUB DATE: 2/22/2018 5:30:11 PM - SOURCE: NBCRightNow.com
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Posted: Feb 22, 2018

Fire destroys mobile home on N. 1st Street in Yakima

No one has been hurt after a home caught fire on North 1st Street. The Yakima Fire Department (YFD) received calls of smoke in the 1500 block of N. 1st Street around 4:15 p.m., Wednesday. After firefighters and officers with the Yakima Police Department arrived, reports said they found smoke coming from an unoccupied mobile home at 1603 N.
- PUB DATE: 2/22/2018 4:01:32 PM - SOURCE: KIMA-TV CBS 29 Yakima
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Posted: Feb 22, 2018

Spokane firefighters prepared for the worst when it comes to catestrophic wildfires

A study of the Spokane area showed shocking numbers when it comes to fire danger in the region. The study showed 50 percent of Spokane’s structures are at risk of burning in a major wildfire. City officials said this study took many city council members by surprise. However, Spokane fire officials said they are prepared for the worst.
- PUB DATE: 2/22/2018 6:52:50 AM - SOURCE: KREM-TV CBS 2
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