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Army Flight Medic’s Aerial Photos Show Scope of Range 12 Fire [PHOTOS]

As firefighters in Central Washington continue the battle on the ground against the Range 12 Fire, many are also fighting the fire from the air and monitoring the situation...

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Photo courtesy of Susan Drinkwater Metcalfe Rapp
Photo courtesy of Susan Drinkwater Metcalfe Rapp
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(UPDATED 12:15 p.m. Sunday) WSDOT Keeps State Routes 24, 241 Closed as Wildfire Spreads to Benton County [VIDEOS]

State Routes 24 and 241 will remain closed until Monday morning as crews battle a fast-moving brush fire that started Saturday on the Yakima Training Center and spread overnight through the East Valley and into Benton County.

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House Fire 1/2 Block East Of Bonnie Doon & 38th Ave. In Yakima

A huge house fire broke out at a home just east of Bonnie Doon & 38th Avenues in Yakima this morning. The Yakima Fire Department dispatched 3 fire engines and an ambulance to the area while the Yakima Police Department blocked off traffic half a block south and north of that intersection along 38th Ave...

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Christmas Lights Could Cause Fires, Be Careful! [VIDEO]

This Griswold's did the Christmas lights up in fashion when they made 'National Lampoons Christmas Vacation' which, proved that maybe to many lights are not good. Resulting in to big of a power bill or a fire.

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Man Burns His Electronics In Oven, Gets Naked to Watch?

The question is, if you are mad at your phone or computer, do you shove all of it into an oven and then set the whole kitchen on fire while naked? I cannot say that I have ever even thought about it. Sounds pretty asinine to me. However, a man in Washington, D.C., did just that.

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Emergency-Service Agencies Host ‘Keeping Cool WIth Safety School’ On Sept. 12

Stop, drop and roll! Stop, look and listen.Those are some of the words you will hear at the Yakima Police Department's "Keep Cool With Safety School" project on Sept. 12 at the lower fields at Selah High School!

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Washington State Wildfire Info Center

The folks at NBC-TV affiliate KING 5 in Seattle have compiled a helpful list of links to help those concerned and interested keep up with the latest on the Washington wildfires spreading across the state:

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Fire Breaks Out Thursday Night In West Valley

Smell smoke?
Fire broke out Thursday evening in West Valley, and KATS-FM's Andy Winford caught some of the blaze on his phone's camera.

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When is it Appropriate to Call 911 on the Fourth of July?

It's our Independence Day! The Fourth of July usually means fireworks, grilling and having fun in the hot, hot sun. Unfortunately, when you put all those things together, accidents can happen and you need to get help. But how do you know if your situation is serious enough to call busy 911 dispatchers, who may already be dealing with other life-or-death situations? Here are some helpful guidelines from the state fire marshal.

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Todd’s Take: Yankees Suck Less Than M’s So I Had To Set Fire To My Shirt [VIDEO]

You may already know that I am a diehard Mariners fan. You may not know that I have tremendously enjoyed years of taunting lifelong Yankees fan -- and my boss -- Cheryl Salomone with my "Yankees suck" T-shirt.

But after losing a bet with her on the latest M's-Yanks series, I had to hold up my end of the wager. Which was to set fire to the shirt. Here goes ...

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Wood Burning Stoves Are Being Banned, WTF?

Apparently wood burning stoves are bad for our health. In Fairbanks, Alaska, they say that the air is worse during wood burning time than it is in Beijing.

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These Fire Tricks Are Amazing [VIDEO]

I have always been fascinated by fire. I know that it can kill you, but the things that fire can do are pretty cool.

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