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New Study Finds Alarming Drop In Firefighters' Response Time

Firefighters Rescue Man Stuck In Chimney

Firefighters chiseled a hole through bricks early Tuesday to rescue a man who had gotten himself stuck inside a 20-inch wide chimney space at a Washington home that had been converted to apartments.

CBS Seattle–09/10/2013

Photo Credit: Julian Finney

Exploding Ammo At Burning Home In White Center

Ammunition exploded at a burning home in White Center early Wednesday morning.

CBS Seattle–05/08/2013

Stock photo of a US forestry firefighter (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Elderly Beacon Hill Man Rescued From Burning Home

Firefighters rescued an elderly man who couldn’t walk from a burning home Monday night in Seattle, in the Beacon Hill neighborhood.

CBS Seattle–11/27/2012

File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN/AFP/GettyImages)

New Wildfire Threatens Dozen Homes

A Mason County sheriff’s spokesman says a new Western Washington wildfire burning northeast of Shelton is threatening a dozen homes and firefighters from three counties are battling it.

10/04/2012

credit: Jeff T. Green/Getty Images

Firefighters Making Progress on Wildfires in Eastern WA

Thousands of firefighters are still battling five major wildfires in Eastern Washington that have burned a total of 186 square miles, but managers are increasingly confident they’re gaining control.

09/27/2012

Wildfires Burn On Florida-Georgia Border

Central WA Fire Now 25% Contained

WA fire management officials said the fire is now 25 percent contained, up from 10 percent, in the fire that broke out Tuesday near Cle Elum, WA.

08/15/2012

File photo of firefighters trying to extinguish a wildfire. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Firefighter Killed As Wildfires Rage Across West

A firefighter was killed in Idaho and another firefighter in Oregon suffered burns after she had to deploy her emergency fire shelter as wildfires raged across the western United States.

08/14/2012

(Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

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

Firefighter (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Fire The Teachers, The Cops And The Firefighters?

Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]

06/12/2012

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Pierce County Offers Free Class on CPR Sunday

You’re invited to this annual community event! CPR Sunday is offered free of charge to anyone that is interested in learning how to perform CPR.

10/08/2011