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Obama to Tour Fire Devastation in Colorado

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will tour the scene of devastating wildfires in Colorado on Friday, and thank firefighters battling some of the worst fires to hit the American West […]

CBS Seattle–06/27/2012

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Stray Bullets Trigger Fireworks Explosion

BELFAIR, Wash. — At least one person who fired a gun caused extensive damage to a Mason County wrecking yard early Monday morning. The Mason County Fire District received dozens of calls about a blast […]

CBS Seattle–06/25/2012

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Two Women Found in WA House Fire Had Been Shot

Two women whose bodies were found in a fire at a home near North Bend had been shot to death, the medical examiner’s office said Monday. Detectives are still trying to find Peter A. Keller, 41, who lives in the house where the women were found.

04/23/2012

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Suspicious Fire Burns Historic Skykomish Tavern

Firefighters responding to flames at 4:00am Tuesday at the historic Whistling Post tavern were immediately suspicious when they found the door open.

04/10/2012

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6-Year-Old Boy Injured In BBQ Explosion

The Washington County sheriff’s office says a woman trying to re-light some charcoal briquettes at a family cookout at Aloha squirted on some high-octane fuel used in remote-control toy cars and airplanes.

04/09/2012

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Two Bodies Recovered at Marina Near Bellingham

Divers recovered two bodies Thursday from sunken debris from a fire that burned boats and a boathouse at a marina in Washington state.

04/05/2012

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Couple Missing After Marina Fire Destroys Boats Near Bellingham

After a fire destroyed a boathouse and several boats at a marina in northern Washington state, officials were asking: Where are the couple who lived aboard one of the boats?

03/30/2012

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Army Sergeant Given 10 Years for Setting Wife’s Legs on Fire

An Army sergeant from Olympia, WA has been given a 10-year sentence for setting his wife’s legs on fire with lighter fluid and a match.

03/28/2012

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Seattle Among Top Buyers of Hunger Games Books

According to Amazon.com, Seattle has purchased more Hunger Games books than nearly any other US city. To celebrate, Seattle-based Amazon is giving away the Hunger Games book trilogy and a Kindle Fire in a sweepstakes this weekend.

03/23/2012

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Snow Globes Cause House Fire

Several decorative snow globes led to a house fire in one local home.

03/22/2012

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