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Posted: Jun 11, 2024

Yakima Fire Department names new Deputy Chief

The Yakima Fire Department has named a new Deputy Fire Chief. Chris Hutsell started in his new position in May, according to YFD. Prior to joining YFD he spent 25 years with the Kennewick Fire Department and served as Deputy Chief with Kittitas County Fire District 7. “It is exciting to have Chris on board as Deputy Fire Chief,” said Fire Chief Aaron Markham.
- PUB DATE: 6/11/2024 4:48:00 PM - SOURCE: NBC Right Now
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Posted: Jun 11, 2024

300-acre Pioneer Fire near Chelan may have started as structure fire, officials say

VIDEO: Level 3 Evacuation orders were issued Sunday in the Rex Creek area of Lake Chelan due to a wildfire that has grown to 300 acres, according to the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The DNR responded to the Pioneer Fire located approximately 31 miles northwest of Chelan near the east shore.
- PUB DATE: 6/11/2024 12:17:54 AM - SOURCE: KREM-TV CBS 2 Spokane
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Posted: Jun 11, 2024

VIDEO: Suspect who allegedly shot man, started massive fire at Florida apartment complex in custody

PHOTOS: A suspect believed to have shot a man at a downtown Miami apartment complex and ignited a 3-alarm fire that engulfed the building has been taken into custody, authorities said Monday evening. Miami Police confirmed the identity of the suspect in the shooting and fire at the Temple Court Apartments as 73-year-old Juan Francisco Figueroa.
- PUB DATE: 6/11/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: FOX News
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Posted: Jun 11, 2024

New Hampshire firefighters use music to destress from trauma of job

VIDEO: When Exeter Firefighter/Paramedic Matt Greene took up the fiddle five years ago, his vow to practice every day meant he would need to play during downtime between emergency calls on his 24-hour shifts. But what started as a passion for the violin quickly became a therapeutic experience on a challenging job that regularly involves witnessing trauma and responding to tragedy.
- PUB DATE: 6/11/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WFXT-TV FOX 25 Boston
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Posted: Jun 11, 2024

Retired Los Angeles Firefighter Brian Cummings: The Secret Sauce Behind Six Seasons of TV's ‘Station 19’

Brian Cummings, a retired former Los Angeles fire chief, joined Station 19 as the fire technical adviser, not entirely knowing what he would be doing on a day-to-day basis. But that didn’t really matter. When the opportunity arose, his wife, Mallory Lewis, said take it. Perhaps that was because, in a way that feels fated, Cummings’ career trajectory was eerily similar to Station 19’s Captain Andy Herrera’s.
- PUB DATE: 6/11/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Shondaland
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