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Posted: Aug 17, 2017

New program helped save mother, daughter hit by car in N. Spokane

The Spokane Fire Department said Thursday that two people are alive thanks to a program called Automatic Aid. On Wednesday afternoon, a mother and daughter were hit by a car in the North Spokane Costco parking lot. Officials said at one point, the mother was pinned under the car and crews had to lift the car to pull her out safely.
- PUB DATE: 8/17/2017 3:19:05 PM - SOURCE: KREM-TV CBS 2
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Posted: Aug 17, 2017

Edmonds now part of a regional fire authority

Edmonds’ renewal of a five-year contract with Fire District 1, approved in December, will remain the same after voters in Lynnwood and Fire District 1 service areas approved the creation and funding of the South Snohomish County Fire and Rescue Regional Fire Authority. The measure passed with 54 percent of the vote during the recent primary.
- PUB DATE: 8/17/2017 1:14:55 PM - SOURCE: Edmonds Beacon
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Posted: Aug 17, 2017

Kent's Puget Sound Fire board confirms hiring of new chief

The Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority board unanimously ratified the hiring of Matthew Morris to be the next fire chief. Morris will replace Jim Schneider, who is retiring at the end of August after 15 years as chief. The board voted Wednesday night on the hiring, but had announced Morris as the pick last month after interviews with three candidates.
- PUB DATE: 8/17/2017 1:08:30 PM - SOURCE: Kent Reporter
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Posted: Aug 17, 2017

Puyallup man in custody after setting own home on fire

A Puyallup man is in custody after setting his own home on fire Wednesday night, according to the Pierce County Sheriff's Office. The fire broke out around 8:00 p.m. at a home on 66th Ave E and quickly engulfed the whole house. Firefighters had to shut down the street while they battled the blaze. Investigators said the home is a total loss.
- PUB DATE: 8/17/2017 10:55:12 AM - SOURCE: KOMO News
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Posted: Aug 17, 2017

WFC Express Concerns Regarding Chlorine Gas Evacuation

The WFC recently sent a letter to the Washington Congressional delegation outlining concerns regarding chlorine gas evacuation.  Please click to see the full letter.

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