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Posted: Feb 24, 2020

South Dakota: First team to a fire got $5 in 1880s Aberdeen

On North Main Street stands a historic little two-story brick building that once was Aberdeen Fire Station No. 2. It was built in 1930 to provide protection to the city’s north side, expanding coverage of the downtown Fire Station No. 1. It still looks much like it did back then, but No. 2 now is privately owned.
- PUB DATE: 2/24/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Aberdeen News
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Posted: Feb 24, 2020

'I knew I was in deep trouble': Hiker crawls for 10+ hours to rescue after breaking leg on the Olympic Peninsula

An injured trail runner is sharing his miraculous story of survival after breaking part of his leg on a remote trail on the Olympic Peninsula. Joe Oldendorf says he crawled for more than 10 hours until rescuers found him early Saturday morning on the Duckabush Trail, which is west of Hood Canal. Oldendorf was released from Harborview Medical Center on Sunday evening.
- PUB DATE: 2/24/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 Seattle
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Posted: Feb 24, 2020

Man critically injured after tree falls on Renton apartments

One man was critically injured after a tree fell on a six-unit apartment building in Renton on Sunday morning. Dispatchers received a call about 7:05 a.m. that there was a possible tree through a home in the 22200 block of 196 Ave. SE, according to Puget Sound Fire Captain Joe Root. An approximately 200-foot tree fell on top of the building, trapping one man who was sleeping on the couch at the time.
- PUB DATE: 2/24/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KING-TV NBC 5 Seattle
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Posted: Feb 22, 2020

Spokane County firefighters prepare for stairclimb challenge to fight cancer

Local firefighters are preparing to run up 69 flights of stairs to fight cancer. The Spokane County Fire District Eight team practiced on a stair climbing machine in a South Hill parking lot on Saturday to raise awareness and money for the challenge. The Firefighter Stairclimb challenge takes place in Seattle, and is a fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
- PUB DATE: 2/22/2020 8:57:15 PM - SOURCE: KHQ-TV NBC 6
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Posted: Feb 22, 2020

Kelso couple displaced by house fire

A Kelso couple lost their home to a house fire Friday while they were out at a doctor’s appointment, according to firefighters. Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue and Cowlitz County Fire District 5 responded to the fire around 3:15 p.m. Friday. Neighbors and a school bus driver reported the blaze in the 300 block of Ross Road in Kelso.
- PUB DATE: 2/22/2020 6:37:00 PM - SOURCE: Longview Daily News
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