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Man Rescued from Flagpole at Yakima’s Federal Courthouse Building [VIDEO]

An unidentified man was rescued by the Yakima Fire Department after passing out while working on the flagpole at the William O. Douglas Federal Courthouse early Monday afternoon.

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“Fill The Boot” Raises Thousands

Yakima, Union Gap and East Valley firefighters raised thousands of dollars for MDA over the weekend, thanks to everyone who "filled the boot."

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Yakima Streamlining 911 Dispatching

Yakima Fire Chief Dave Wilson says the department's new tiered dispatch policy on medical calls is a big success.

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Fire Department Trains for River Rescues

Tuesday, if you were driving along the freeway north of Yakima you would have seen fire trucks.

Our news partner KNDO followed fire crews who were on the Yakima River training for water rescues.

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Early Morning Fire Damages Two Yakima Businesses

Two businesses in Yakima were heavily damaged by fire early this morning.

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Yakima Fire Department No Longer Sending Trucks Out on EMS Calls

The Yakima Fire Department says it will no longer send fire trucks on every call for emergency medical services and Woody Woodcock says that is good news for Yakima. Woodcock is the President of Advance Life Systems Ambulance in Yakima who says allowing dispatchers to determine if a call can be handled by an ambulance is good news for everyone

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Yakima Fire Department Responds to River Rescue Call

The Yakima Fire Department responded to a report of a person in the river Tuesday night.

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Former Yakima City Council Member Completed Police and Fire Training

Yakima Police and Fire officials are about to get some extra help in tough situations. Former Yakima City Council member Susan Whitman has just completed training at the Police and Fire Chaplains Academy in Burien

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Local Burger Restraurant gets Flamed Broiled in Early Monday Morning Fire

Yakima Fire Department investigators continue searching for a cause to the fire that gutted the Majors Burgers restaurant at Third and Washington Avenues Monday. Someone driving by the restaurant spotted the smoke and called the fire department

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Yakima and West Valley Fire Departments Partnership to be Formalized

For years fire departments have worked together to help save lives and that partnership will be re affirmed during the Yakima City Council meeting tonight. The council is expected to approve a mutual or automatic aid agreement with the West Valley Fire Department

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