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Posted: Jun 29, 2020

Chelan County Fire Hazard Level Moved to ‘High’

Chelan County Commissioners predictably moved the county's Fire Hazard Level from ‘Moderate' to ‘High' Monday. "It's dried out quite a bit in the valley zone." said Fire Marshal Bob Plumb, "Down by the river we've had a number of fires. Even with the little bit of rain we got yesterday (Sunday), it's going to dry right back out today.
- PUB DATE: 6/29/2020 8:56:00 PM - SOURCE: KPQ-AM 560
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Posted: Jun 29, 2020

Fire destroys mobile home near Sunnyside

A double-wide mobile home was destroyed in a Sunday afternoon fire, Yakima County Fire District 5 officials reported. Firefighters were called around 5 p.m. for a fire at 1262 Rader Road. Arriving crews found a fire under the front door and venting from the roof. The homeowner was attempting to put it out with a garden hose, according to a fire district news release.
- PUB DATE: 6/29/2020 1:45:34 PM - SOURCE: Yakima Herald-Republic
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Posted: Jun 29, 2020

King County Fire Marshal: ‘Essential to practice firework safety’

King County Fire Marshal Chris Ricketts says that if you decide to use consumer fireworks, please do so with caution and follow local rules and regulations. In addition, remember that social distancing and wearing a mask is required in public. “This is not a normal year,” he says. “We’re limited in terms of how we celebrate safely as a community.
- PUB DATE: 6/29/2020 1:01:05 PM - SOURCE: Enumclaw Courier Herald
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Posted: Jun 29, 2020

200 Florida firefighters self-quarantine after 14 test positive for COVID-19

Every JFRD firefighter will be tested for COVID-19. Testing started Saturday after 14 tested positive for the virus. The city said more than 200 firefighter are in self-quarantine. COVID-19 tests are underway on everyone in the Jacksonville Fire Department after 14 firefighters tested positive for the virus.
- PUB DATE: 6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJAX-TV CBS 47 Jacksonville
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Posted: Jun 29, 2020

Car slams into California fire station, yet again, injuring firefighter

A car slammed into the living area of a Rialto fire station Friday night, June 26, almost striking a firefighter and leaving a stew of smashed furniture, broken glass and vehicle fluid behind as it reversed out of the building. The firefighter, an engineer who is a veteran of 15 years, was sitting about 3 feet from where the front quarter of the car went into the building, Battalion Chief Cory Cisneros said Saturday.
- PUB DATE: 6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Sun
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