Local Newswashington

  • Ex-Fire Chief Is In The Clear

    News
    Lynwood Herald
    Posted: February 20th, 2003

    Former Lynnwood Fire Chief Bob Meador will not face criminal charges in connection with allowing a firefighter who was on paid disability leave to service city fire engines.


  • Gas Spill Evacuates North Spokane Stores

    News
    KXLY
    Posted: February 6th, 2003

    Firefighters aren't sure what caused the tanker to spill the gas, but crews reacted quickly to avoid a potentially explosive situation.


  • Fire At Self-Storage Destroys 15 Units

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    SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTER
    Posted: January 24th, 2003

    Hours after fire broke out at a White Center storage center yesterday, people who had stored bits of their lives in the units began to arrive.


  • School Bus Crash Hurts Driver

    News
    Posted: January 23rd, 2003

    MARYSVILLE -- A school bus driver was seriously injured and some students on the bus were so shaken up they had to return home when the bus collided with the back of a tractor-trailer Tuesday morning.


  • Computers Give Firefighters The Edge

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    Everett Herald
    Posted: January 20th, 2003

    "When seconds count, when you have brain damage that's occurring, getting to someone within 30 seconds of pulling up at a complex instead of within one minute and 30 seconds can mean the difference between life and death,


  • Our Views: Put Paramedics At Fire Station

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    The Olympian
    Posted: January 17th, 2003

    The south county medic unit should move back into the Yelm Fire Station. It never should have left in the first place.


  • Granite Falls Reinforces Its Fire Station

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    The Daily Herald
    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    The early 20th-century brick fire station in Granite Falls was shaken so hard by the 6.8 Nisqually earthquake on Feb. 28, 2001, that it almost lost an entire section of wall.