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Umatilla County Fire District 1 has a new cardiac monitor in one of its ambulances thanks to a $32,500 grant from TransCanada Corporation.
The new monitor will replace one of five aging monitors, Battalion Chief Jeff Adkins said in a news release, allowing the district to focus on securing funding for the remaining monitors.
- PUB DATE: 9/26/2016 7:57:45 PM - SOURCE: Pendleton East Oregonian - Metered Site
Firefighters responded to a natural cover fire during noon hour Monday in the 500 block of NE Stephens St.
Officials say callers reported seeing smoke coming from behind the fenced in cell tower, and one witness told authorities two people were running from the area prior to the fire department's arrival.
- PUB DATE: 9/26/2016 3:11:32 PM - SOURCE: KVAL-TV CBS 13
Irresponsible camping led to a vegetation fire at Keizer Rapids Park Monday morning, fire officials said.
Keizer Fire District crews responded to reports of a brush and wood fire shortly before 8 a.m. and remained on scene two hours later as five firefighters worked to extinguish the flames.
In a posting on Facebook, the fire district attributed the fire on irresponsible camping in the park.
- PUB DATE: 9/26/2016 10:48:44 AM - SOURCE: Salem Statesman-Journal