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Injured Firefighter Undergoes Surgery

One of the firefighters injured while battling a blaze in north-central Washington underwent his first surgery but remains in critical condition.

08/21/2015

Lake Chelan

More Crews Mobilizing To Fight Large Fires In Chelan Area

Fire crews using air tankers, helicopters and bulldozers on Sunday were attacking several large fires burning in the Chelan area that have destroyed more than 50 structures and threatened many more homes.

08/16/2015

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Still-Burning Logging Slash Piles Pose Idaho Wildfire Threat

Idaho officials say logging slash piles lit on fire in the fall, winter or spring could still be burning under the surface due to a lack of snowpack and pose a wildfire risk this summer.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2015

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Off-Duty Idaho Firefighter Saves Neighbor From Fire

An off-duty lieutenant with Kootenai Fire and Rescue knew he was looking at a dangerous situation when he heard screams and raced out of his home to see smoke pouring from his neighbors’ house in Rathdrum, Idaho.

CBS Seattle–04/15/2015

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Man Accused Of Pouring Gasoline On Girlfriend, Lighting Her On Fire

Seattle police are looking for a man they say lit his girlfriend on fire.

04/14/2015

Death Toll Continues To Mount After Massive Washington Mudslide

Woman, 70, Rescued After Tumble Down Steep Hill; Hurt Back

Fire officials in the Seattle suburb of Auburn, Washington, say a 70-year-old woman out walking with two grandchildren and a dog had to be rescued Thursday afternoon after tumbling down a steep hillside above the White River. In addition to the initial slide, a Valley Regional Fire Authority spokesman says she fell about 20 feet off a vertical ledge.

CBS Seattle–04/10/2015

Alleged drug trafficker Rafael Hernandez

Suspect In Washington Murder, Arson Arrested In California

Police in Bellevue, Washington, say a 30-year-old man suspected of killing a woman and setting fire to an apartment last week has been arrested in Northern California.

CBS Seattle–04/07/2015

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Police: Assault On Officers Leads To Arrests In Boise

Authorities in southwest Idaho say four adults and four juveniles have been taken into custody after police responded to a report of a car fire.

CBS Seattle–04/06/2015

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Police Searching For Suspect In Bellevue Murder, Fire

Police in Bellevue, Washington, are searching for a 30-year-old man suspected of killing a woman and setting fire to an apartment last week.

CBS Seattle–04/06/2015

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Oregon House Fire Extinguished; Resident Didn’t Want To Leave

A Portland Fire and Rescue spokesman says firefighters found an elderly woman still in her home when they arrived to deal with a fire.

CBS Seattle–03/27/2015

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