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Posted: Sep 22, 2017

Fire destroys home north of Kendall

Fire destroyed a home north of Kendall early Thursday. Chief Jerry DeBruin of Whatcom County Fire District 14 said the double-wide mobile home was a total loss in the 3:18 a.m. fire at 8657 Valley Court, east of Kendall Road. “The back bedroom window had broken and flames were shooting out” when firefighters arrived, DeBruin said.
- PUB DATE: 9/22/2017 2:01:51 AM - SOURCE: Bellingham Herald
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Posted: Sep 21, 2017

Semi truck and trailer catches fire on Blewett Pass

Firefighters responded to a semi-truck fire on U.S. 97, Blewett Pass Thursday evening. Crews from Chelan Co. Fire Districts 3 and 6 were called to the scene near milepost 169. When they arrived, the semi truck and trailer were engulfed in flames. No word yet what caused the semi and trailer to catch fire, but another small fire could also be seen across the road.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2017 7:35:43 PM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Sep 21, 2017

Man who survived head-on collision thanks Yakima firefighters who saved him

Back on July 18, an Idaho man was hit head-on by a car on Highway 12 in Yakima. The woman who hit him died, but he is alive today because of a crew of Yakima firefighters. 72-year-old Robert Hoss and his wife Diana know how lucky he is to be alive, so they wanted to say thank you to the men who saved his life.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2017 5:41:12 PM - SOURCE: NBCRightNow.com
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10 Oct 2017 GEMT IMPLEMENTATION SEMINAR 10/10/2017 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Washington State Ground Emergency Medical Transportation (GEMT) program is fully approved and ready for implementation in the State of Washington. 

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21 Oct 2017 EVIP 2.1 Regional Training - Point Roberts Fire Department 10/21/2017 8:00 AM

The Washington Fire Chiefs and WFC Fire Training, Safety & Officers Section are proud to announce that the new Emergency Vehicle Incident Prevention (EVIP) program is approved and in motion! After a laborious update process the new program has been approved by the State Department of Licensing and the Washington State Patrol, Fire Protection Bureau. 

The new program now has a trainer re-certification policy that requires trainers to have a Train-the-Trainer (T-t-T) refresher course every 5 years. Those who have been trainers under previous EVIP standards will still need to receive this most current T-t-T course and use the current course materials to remain a certified EVIP trainer.

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October 21, Point Roberts Fire Dept  (2030 Benson RD, Point Roberts, WA 98281)
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October 28, Lewis Fire Dist 6 - Station 61 (2123 Jackson Hwy, Chehalis, WA  98532)
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