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November 10, 2014 at 6:08 AM

3 firefighters injured in Shoreline aid car crash

Three firefighters in a Shoreline Fire Department aid car were injured in a Sunday night collision. The aid car was returning to the station from a call when it collided with a car at an intersection in the north Seattle suburb. KIRO reports  the three firefighters were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the…


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June 23, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Unconscious child pulled from Edmonds pool

A 3-year-old girl was pulled unconscious from a house pool in Edmonds and rushed to a Seattle hospital Saturday afternoon. People at the house, in the 10700 block of 226th Street Southwest, rescued the girl and performed CPR until paramedics arrived around 4:30 p.m., said Leslie Hynes, spokeswoman for Snohomish County Fire District 1, which includes…


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October 10, 2012 at 10:28 AM

Fire captain fired over religious emails

The Associated Press SPOKANE VALLEY — The Spokane Valley Fire Department has fired a captain who continued to send religious emails from his department account despite numerous orders to stop. The Spokesman-Review reported that Capt. Jon Sprague, who runs the Spokane County Christian Firefighter Fellowship, has been disciplined several times for sending the emails. This year, he…


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