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Posted: Nov 22, 2017

Moses Lake Firefighters hand out coats to kids in need

Grey and rainy skies blanketed the Columbia Basin on Tuesday. The need for a good, warm winter coat was evident from the moment you stepped out into the elements. For some in the community a good winter coat is hard to come by. The Moses Lake Firefighters Local 1258 helped address the need by delivering winter coats to kids at four schools in Moses Lake on Tuesday through their annual Operation Warm program.
- PUB DATE: 11/22/2017 6:12:24 AM - SOURCE: Columbia Basin Herald
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Posted: Nov 22, 2017

Onalaska neighbors unleash frustrations on fire commissioners at meeting

Neighbors in Onalaska unleashed their frustrations on fire commissioners Tuesday night. They're upset after a third of the all-volunteer fire department resigned. Some say small town politics is putting public safety in jeopardy. Commissioners voted last week to strip Fire Chief Andrew Martin of his title.
- PUB DATE: 11/22/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: king5.com
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Posted: Nov 22, 2017

Everett fire officials push for alarms in apartments

Nearly two years after a fatal New Year's Eve apartment fire in Everett, fire officials say they're making progress in the push to get fire alarm systems in apartment complexes up to code. It was December 31, 2015 when a massive fire broke out at The Bluffs Apartments on West Casino Road. The apartment complex, built in the late 1960s, didn't have fire alarms.
- PUB DATE: 11/22/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: king5.com/
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Posted: Nov 22, 2017

Fighting fires a family tradition for these Olympia women

When three-year-old Callaway Norwood visits his grandma's house, he expects two things: a satisfying bowl of Cocoa Krispies and fire trucks. Lots of fire trucks. Toy fire trucks and videos of fire trucks. Typical boy you might think. Only in this family, it's not just the boys who love fire trucks.
- PUB DATE: 11/22/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: king5.com
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Posted: Nov 21, 2017

South King County Firefighters have a new regional asset

Thanks to a grant from the Department of Ecology, firefighters in South King County now have a new tool to help them combat alcohol and petroleum-based fires. The $100,000 grant was a collaborative effort between the Renton RFA and the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority, fire department officials said in a media release.
- PUB DATE: 11/21/2017 1:52:35 PM - SOURCE: Kent Reporter
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