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Posted: Sep 15, 2021

Wet and cooler weather expected to help crews fighting Schneider Springs Fire

Recent rainfall has helped slow growth of the Schneider Springs Fire. And there's more rain predicted late this week along with cooler temperatures, authorities said. "Come Friday, we're expecting a fall-like storm system that's going to impact much of Washington and Oregon," incident meteorologist Phil Manuel said during a virtual community meeting Monday evening.
- PUB DATE: 9/14/2021 10:44:32 PM - SOURCE: Yakima Herald-Republic - Metered Site
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Posted: Sep 14, 2021

Brookville (PA) Fire Apparatus Has First Call

The new fire truck for the Brookville Fire Department had its first call, reports Connect FM.

The fire department posted to Facebook, “Within around 8 hrs after being officially put into service, Engine 2 had its first call. Box 7C was alerted for a working structure fire at 21:35. Chief 7 arrived on scene and updated with a fully involved fire. Engine 2 was the first on scene followed by Tanker 7 and Engine 7. Engine 2 crew pulled preconnect and got to work knocking the fire down and Tanker 7 supplied water to the engine.”

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Posted: Sep 14, 2021

PA Lawmakers React to KME Closing Carbon County Plant

State lawmakers are reacting to KME closing a plant in Carbon County, reports PA Homepage.