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Prosser Fire Burns A Little Too Close To Home [PHOTOS]
The Horse Heaven Hills were aflame Sunday night -- just beyond my backyard on Byron Road in Prosser. My wife shot some photos of the out-of-control wildfire. I'm a Washington native, and I've always lived near a few fires but never have I seen a fire this close up.
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 alo…
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.
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:
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 dispatche…
If Wood Smoke Kills Me, So Be It
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Not that anyone's using theirs today, but 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. The national Clean Air Act people are trying to ban wood burning stoves so that everyo…

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