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Posted: Dec 5, 2019

Spokane Fire Department endures challenging rescue to save victim of fall near Post Street Bridge

Spokane Fire Department rescue crews went through what they called "likely the most technical and challenging event faced by the team this year" in providing life-saving measures for a victim of an apparent fall after he ended up in the river near the Post Street Bridge. Around 1 a.m. Thursday morning, a passerby near the bridge reported hearing a man screaming for help, and spotted him on the edge of the Spokane River about 80 feet below.
- PUB DATE: 12/5/2019 8:36:54 AM - SOURCE: KHQ-TV NBC 6
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Posted: Dec 5, 2019

Follow-up: Despite Big Fire In Yakima, Picatti Brothers Open For Business

The owner of Yakima's Picatti Brothers says they're open for business despite a big fire that caused a $1 million in damage on Sunday. Doug Picatti tells KIT News the fire started in some pallets that were on an outside loading dock. The fire then spread to buildings that housed valuable electrical systems and panels that were either damaged by flames or by water from firefighters trying to douse the flames.
- PUB DATE: 12/5/2019 3:52:26 AM - SOURCE: NewsTalkKIT.com
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Posted: Dec 5, 2019

Spokane County firefighters put out RV fire in Mead

A Mead man is displaced after his RV camper caught fire while he was inside sleeping Wednesday night. According to Spokane County Fire District 9 crews, the man woke up to flames inside his camper that was parked at the Alderwood RV Express off Newport Hwy. Crews arrived on scene and went right to work, making sure the fire didn't spread to any other campers in the area.
- PUB DATE: 12/5/2019 2:12:28 AM - SOURCE: KHQ-TV NBC 6
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Posted: Dec 5, 2019

Ohio Cities Fight Firefighters Over Cancer Benefits

Dave Rowell’s shirt says it all: “Euclid Fire: Nobody Fights Alone.” When I meet Rowell, a captain in the Euclid Fire Department, we pull beat-up chairs across from each other in the duty office of Station 1, a functional-looking brick building on a strip of East 222nd Street. Outside the office, the bay doors are open.
- PUB DATE: 12/5/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Cleveland Magazine
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Posted: Dec 5, 2019

Officials say fireboat responsible for oil spill in Seattle's Elliott Bay

VIDEO: Crews worked to clean up an oil spill Wednesday morning in Elliott Bay near the Seattle Waterfront. At about 8 a.m., crews at Fire Station 5 found a small leak of waste oil from Fireboat Leschi, Seattle fire officials said. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, several gallons were spilled. Crews immediately secured the leak and several agencies responded.
- PUB DATE: 12/5/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KIRO-TV CBS 7 Seattle
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