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July 19, 2014 at 5:56 AM

Man dies trying to save Washington home from fire

OKANOGAN  (AP) — The Okanogan County sheriff’s office says a man died of an apparent heart attack while fighting a wildfire near his home. The sheriff’s office says 67-year-old Rob Koczewski was stricken Saturday while he and his wife were hauling water and digging fire lines on their property, which was threatened by part of the…


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February 16, 2014 at 1:10 PM

Two teenage boys in serious condition after explosion in North Seattle home

UPDATE:  Police say one of the boys was working on a school science project involving model rocketry. The boy’s father, who was in the house at the time, told authorities that the boys “were apparently trying to start a fire in the fireplace and may have used some of the rocket fuel they had mixed up as…


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