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The Forest Grove City Council held a work session with Forest Grove Fire & Rescue Chief Michael Kinkade Monday, Feb. 13, about the possibility of forming a Western Washington County Fire Authority.
This is the second work session the council has held on the topic.
Currently, inter-governmental agreements allow Kinkade to act as chief for the five rural and city fire departments related to Forest Grove, Cornelius and Gaston.
- PUB DATE: 2/24/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Pamplin Media Group
A neighbor spotted a fire in a garage and awoke the residents early Thursday morning.
No one was injured. Firefighters confined the blaze to a garage workshop used for making alterations.
The neighbor spotted the fire before 6 a.m. and started knocking on the door, Lane Fire Authority said.
"At this point the house has not been affected, it's just the garage and shop area of the house," Lt.
- PUB DATE: 2/23/2017 10:39:34 AM - SOURCE: KMTR-TV Eugene
Rural Metro Fire crews responded to a chemical fire Rural Metro Fire responded to a chemical fire Friday morning.
The fire started just after 7 a.m. at Playcraft Systems in the North Valley Industrial Park. When firefighters arrived, they found a burning dip tank on the side of the building. Crews were able to put the fire out using portable dry chemical extinguishers and water.
- PUB DATE: 2/24/2017 9:46:48 AM - SOURCE: KOBI-TV NBC 5