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The Latest On Wildfires Burning In Washington State

CHELAN (AP) — A firefighter critically injured battling blazes in Washington state has burns over about 60 percent of his body.
Officials at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle said Thursday he is a 25-year-old from Puyallup

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Governor Seeking Federal Help To Fund Fire Fight

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee is requesting a federal emergency declaration to provide more help to pay for fighting the many wildfires burning in Washington state.

The governor's Wednesday request was sent to President Barack Obama through the Federal Emergency Management Agency

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Local Shoppers Can Help Those Affected by Fires in Chelan

You can help people who've lost homes and property in the Chelan area by shopping at local Safeway and Albertsons stores this weekend.

Starting Saturday (Aug. 22), customers can donate by placing money in canisters at the stores

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Officials Governor Mourn Loss Of 3 Firefighters In Twisp Fire

OKANOGAN COUNTY, WA - Okanogan Co. Sheriff Frank Rogers says 3 firefighters have died on the front lines in Twisp, WA.

The Okanogan County Sheriff says the deaths happened on Department of Natural Resources land near Twisp

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Soup Up Your Frisbee By Making It a Frisbee That Can Kill

Why just throw a Frisbee when you can cut someone’s jugular with it?

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Firefighters Continue Battle Against Fires In Washington

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters are bracing for high winds that could expand wildfires burning across Eastern Washington.

A red flag warning has been issued for the eastern portion of the state from 11 a

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Coffee With A Cop This Afternoon In Yakima

Yakima Police continue to try to improve relations with the community through their ongoing Coffee With a Cop gatherings -- and they're planning another one this afternoon at the McDonald's restaurant at First Street and Yakima Avenue

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City Has Plan to Deal With Abandoned Homes In Yakima

Abandoned buildings in Yakima are dangerous fire hazards attracting homeless people and squatters, putting firefighters and police in danger, says Yakima City Code Department Manager Joe Caruso.

So Caruso has developed a plan to work with property owners to remove or rebuild 123 problem structures in the city

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Watch Dramatic Footage of Officer Helping Woman Give Birth During Traffic Stop

This traffic stop could stop traffic.

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Aussie Guitar Ninja Blake Noble to Highlight Final Downtown Summer Nights Event In Yakima This Thursday

There's an old adage in show business that goes something like this: "Leave the crowd wanting more."

This Thursday night, those who attend the final installment of the city of Yakima and Townsquare Media's "Downtown Summer Nights" street concert series -- powered in part by

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