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Posted: Jan 16, 2019

Shutdown cancels Federal Wildfire Training in Oregon, Washington

From aviation contracts to deals with vendors and even seasonal hiring, the partial federal government shutdown is cutting into planning and preparation for the 2019 wildfire season in the Northwest. According to Washington Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz, one training for firefighting managers has already been canceled, because the federal government has been partially shuttered.
- PUB DATE: 1/16/2019 10:11:22 AM - SOURCE: news.opb
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Posted: Jan 16, 2019

One rescued from burning house in Mill Creek

A fast-moving fire displaced a family of four Monday evening, with firefighters evacuating one person. No one was injured. Snohomish County Fire District 7 responded at 6:02 p.m. to a report of a house fire, with someone trapped inside, in the 17700 block of 30th Drive SE, south of Mill Creek. “When crews arrived on scene they found a fast moving fire extending throughout the back of the home,” District 7 said in a news release.
- PUB DATE: 1/16/2019 7:13:26 AM - SOURCE: Everett Herald - Metered Site
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Posted: Jan 16, 2019

Port Townsend: Assistant chief named at East Jefferson Fire-Rescue

Pete Brummel, a 28-year fire service veteran, has been named assistant chief for East Jefferson Fire-Rescue. Brummel replaces Deputy Chief of Training and Operations Ted Krysinski, who is retiring in a few months. Krysinski will continue with the department for another year, working on such legacy projects as the training tower that he will see through to completion.
- PUB DATE: 1/16/2019 2:58:24 AM - SOURCE: Port Angeles Peninsula Daily News
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~Updated, Easy to use PowerPoint Slide Program
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~Clarification on Continuing Education and Recertification Requirements

As part of the T-t-T course, students will receive the newest EVIP program disk and all needed materials to immediately implement.
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