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Posted: Sep 21, 2017

Several RVs burn in early morning fire in Federal Way

Multiple RV's were gutted early Thursday morning in Federal Way as firefighters worked to extinguish a fire that broke out along Pacific Highway S. At about 3 a.m., South King Fire and Rescue crews responded to S. 373rd St. and Pacific Highway S. to find three to four RV's on fire. They put out the fire before it spread to large garage nearby, but the RV's were heavily damaged.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2017 5:45:51 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Sep 21, 2017

Fire forces Ephrata family out of home

A Wednesday morning fire at a home on Basin Street displaced an Ephrata family. The fire broke out in the basement of a home in 400 block at around 10. Ephrata fire crews along with Grant County Fire District 13 raced to the scene to knock out the flames, "We had a small fire downstairs, crews were quick to respond, it was a personal contents fire," said Ephrata Deputy Fire Chief Anthony Graaff.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2017 3:13:53 AM - SOURCE: iFiberOne
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Posted: Sep 20, 2017

New Lynden Fire engine in service soon

At the funeral of city fire chief Robert Spinner in July, the Lynden Fire Department had a new engine parked outside — a purchase made possible, in part, due to the budgeting efforts of Spinner himself. Now, fresh out of additional shop prep, the engine is almost ready for service, providing an upgrade over a 1997 engine.
- PUB DATE: 9/20/2017 7:03:58 PM - SOURCE: Lyndentribune
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Posted: Sep 20, 2017

Lynden City Council approves firefighter contract through 2021

The City Council on Monday approved a four-year contract extension that affects 13 full-time city firefighters, starting Jan. 1, 2018. Local 106 of the International Association of Firefighters was the bargaining agent. Firefighter base pay in 2017 for someone who has put in at least four years is $73,725 annually, and that will go up 4 percent for each of the four years of the contract through 2021, according to the full packet of information provided to council.
- PUB DATE: 9/20/2017 6:43:48 PM - SOURCE: Lyndentribune
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Posted: Sep 20, 2017

Woman injured in 2-alarm fire at vacant Capitol Hill building in Seattle

A woman was injured in a two-alarm fire at a vacant building Wednesday morning on Capitol Hill, emergency officials said. Firefighters responded to the scene, at East Olive Way and East Denny Way, at about 8:30 a.m. after receiving reports of smoke spewing from the building. A second alarm was later sounded.
- PUB DATE: 9/20/2017 12:50:32 PM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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