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Posted: Nov 15, 2019

South King Fire and Rescue fire chief celebrates retirement, 42 years of service to Federal Way

Dr. Allen Church is a household name in the local first responder community. The longtime South King Fire and Rescue chief — who dedicated nearly 42 years of service to Federal Way — celebrated his retirement with members of the Federal Way, Des Moines and greater King County communities last week. Station 62’s engine bay filled with approximately 90 attendees on Friday, Nov.
- PUB DATE: 11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Federal Way Mirror - Metered Site
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Posted: Nov 15, 2019

New kiosk in Sea-Tac Airport trains travelers in CPR

On Wednesday, The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) and the American Heart Association unveiled a new hands-only CPR kiosk that has the ability to train and test travelers in bystander CPR in about five minutes. The kiosk, located in the Central Terminal, includes a touch screen display with video instruction and tutorials, followed by an interactive practice session and test.
- PUB DATE: 11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KING-TV NBC 5 Seattle
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Posted: Nov 15, 2019

King County Voters Approve Lifesaving Medic One Levy

Voters overwhelmingly approved a Medic One levy that will fund countywide emergency medical services (EMS) for 2020-2025. Unofficial results as of Nov.8 showed 79.1 percent of voters approved the measure. This levy replaces an expiring Medic One levy that has provided critical funding to the EMS system for the past six years.
- PUB DATE: 11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Woodinville Weekly
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Posted: Nov 14, 2019

Technical Rope Rescue After Car Drives off Road in Snohomish County

PHOTOS: Around 10:50 a.m., firefighters from Snohomish County Fire District 4 responded to 8300 Riverview Rd for a reported car off the side of an embankment. First arriving crews found a red passenger car off the road down an 80ft embankment with the driver still inside the car. With knowing the complex nature of the rescue, on scene crews immediately requested assistance from the Snohomish County Technical Rescue Team.
- PUB DATE: 11/14/2019 3:35:41 PM - SOURCE: KNN News Maven
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Posted: Nov 14, 2019

1 seriously injured in West Richland fire on Van Giesen Street, official says

One person was seriously injured in a two-alarm fire on Van Giesen Street in West Richland Thursday afternoon, according to Chief Bill Whealan with Benton County Fire District 4. Firefighters responded to a burning mobile home South 39th Avenue and Van Giesen Street across the street from the West Richland Police Department around 12:30 p.
- PUB DATE: 11/14/2019 3:30:26 PM - SOURCE: YakTriNews
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