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  1. Forest Grove council mulls pros and cons of 'fire authority'

    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
  2. Neighbor alerts Veneta residents to fire in garage

    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
  3. Chemical fire extinguished at Grants Pass plant

    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

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