Local Newswashington

  • Ex-Fire Chief Is In The Clear

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.