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Posted: Feb 11, 2020

New Jersey: City sends plan to state to avert most Camden fire department layoffs

Camden city officials, union officials and its fire department will send a set of proposals to the state Civil Service Commission that they hope will, once approved, avert the need to lay off any front-line firefighters. In a letter obtained by the Courier-Post, Mayor Frank Moran wrote to Deirdre Webster Cobb, chair and CEO of the Civil Service Commission, about the loss of a $2.
- PUB DATE: 2/11/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Courier Post (Camden South Jersey)
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Posted: Feb 11, 2020

Clark County home under remodel destroyed by fire, no injuries reported

A home in Clark County was destroyed by a fire early Monday morning. Clark County Fire & Rescue and Fire District 3 responded to the fire at 3:43 a.m. in the 10300 block of Northeast 269th Street. Crews arrived to the scene and found a one-story ranch-style home fully involved. Neighbors told crews that the home was being remodeled and no one was living there at the time of the fire.
- PUB DATE: 2/11/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KPTV FOX 12 Portland
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Posted: Feb 10, 2020

New bill would bring more funding for fire stations

Whenever there’s a fire, we expect firefighters as soon as possible. One local fire district says limited resources make that a lot more challenging. However, more money could be on the way for those first responders. It may have happened nearly 30 years ago, but Bonnie Cobb remembers it like it was yesterday.
- PUB DATE: 2/10/2020 7:57:05 PM - SOURCE: KXLY-TV ABC 4
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Posted: Feb 10, 2020

Trapped worker rescued after retaining wall collapses in Auburn

Crews rescued a worker who became trapped Monday after a retaining wall collapsed on him, burying him up to his waist in rocks and dirt. The incident unfolded at around 10:30 a.m. when crews with Valley Regional Fire Authority received a report of a man who was trapped after a six-foot wall collapsed near Evergreen Way SE and Kersey Way SE in Auburn.
- PUB DATE: 2/10/2020 3:00:46 PM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 Seattle
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Posted: Feb 10, 2020

Deputies: Suspected firebug strikes area south of Othello

Several months after a swath of suspicious haystack fires in Grant County, Franklin County is now dealing with a possible ‘firebug.’ At around midnight on Feb. 8 and the early morning hours of Feb. 9, Franklin County Sheriff’s officials say there were three suspicious haystack fires in the area of Eltopia West Road and Glade Road just west of the town of Eltopia.
- PUB DATE: 2/10/2020 11:47:11 AM - SOURCE: iFiberOne
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