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Posted: Feb 13, 2020

Police: Man set stolen luggage on fire at Sea-Tac, destroying 9/11 memorial

A Des Moines man has been arrested for allegedly taking a military member's luggage, setting the luggage on fire and destroying a 9/11 memorial all at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. On Jan. 30, the suspect stole luggage that was left unattended, according to court documents. Officers retraced the suspect's steps through surveillance cameras, which led them to a stairwell in the airport's parking garage.
- PUB DATE: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KING-TV NBC 5 Seattle
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Posted: Feb 12, 2020

Report offers first look at events that led to Okanogan firefighter's death

The Spring Coulee Fire was estimated to be the size of a basketball court when it was first reported at 3:59 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2019. Seven minutes later it was estimated to be the size of a football field. Three minutes after that evacuations were issued, flames were around 10 feet high and the fire had burned 5 to 10 acres.
- PUB DATE: 2/12/2020 5:39:12 PM - SOURCE: Wenatchee World - Metered Site
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Posted: Feb 12, 2020

Clallam 2 Fire Rescue recognizes staff members

Clallam 2 Fire Rescue recognized several individuals at its annual awards and recognition banquet Feb. 1. Firefighter/EMT Tim Davis was awarded the 2019 Volunteer Firefighter of the Year Award. Davis is also a rope rescue and surface rescue technician. Firefighter/EMT Elizabeth Hagaman was awarded the 2019 Volunteer EMT of the Year Award.
- PUB DATE: 2/12/2020 1:52:59 AM - SOURCE: Port Angeles Peninsula Daily News - Metered Site
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Posted: Feb 12, 2020

Apartment building fire in California leaves 2 injured; 'all residents not accounted for,' fire officials say

VIDEOS: A massive blaze at a two-story apartment complex sent plumes of smoke into the sky as more than 100 firefighters attempted to extinguish the flames early Wednesday morning. The Orange County Fire Authority and Tustin police responded to the intersection of Williams Street and McFadden Avenue at approximately 3 a.
- PUB DATE: 2/12/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KABC-TV ABC 7 Los Angeles
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Posted: Feb 12, 2020

Maine town told to close fire station, hire more firefighters

The town should close the Foreside fire station and hire more full-time firefighters to better meet the increasing number of calls for emergency aid, a consultant told the council Monday. Travis Miller, of consulting firm Criterion and Associates in Massachusetts, made the recommendations after reviewing staffing, the number of calls the Fire Department gets annually and where those calls are coming from.
- PUB DATE: 2/12/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Portland Press Herald - Metered Site
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