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Posted: Dec 15, 2017

1 taken to hospital after apartment fire in Tacoma

One person was taken to the hospital after a fire at a Tacoma apartment Thursday night. Firefighters responded after reports of a fire in the 5700 block of North 33rd before 9 p.m. Crews were able to put the fire out. The condition of the hospitalized person is unknown. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- PUB DATE: 12/15/2017 8:58:04 AM - SOURCE: KIRO-TV CBS 7
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Posted: Dec 15, 2017

Chelan County Fire District 1 chief announces retirement, names successor

Chelan County Fire District 1 will have a new fire chief come July, 2018. Chelan County Fire District 1 Chief Mike Burnett has announced his retirement and named his successor as current Douglas County Fire District 2 assistant chief and Fire Marshal Brian Brett. Chief Burnett has had two-five year contracts with the district; his current one ending in February of 2019.
- PUB DATE: 12/15/2017 3:12:44 AM - SOURCE: iFiberOne
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Posted: Dec 15, 2017

Update: Arson ruled out in Yakima Apartment blaze

Fire investigators have ruled out arson as a possible cause for a fire that forced the evacuation of a downtown Yakima apartment building. The Yakima Fire Department investigation found that the Oct. 28 fire’s origin cannot be determined, the department shared Thursday in a news release. Officials said the fire apparently started on or near a bed in a third-floor apartment, but there was no evidence that the fire was deliberately set.
- PUB DATE: 12/14/2017 10:38:21 PM - SOURCE: Yakima Herald-Republic
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