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What's Happening at Fire District #1

Media Releases

Grants, partnerships and volunteers make tax dollars stretch further - July 14, 2017

Fire chief says that ambulance response times need to improve - June 8, 2017

Benton 1 plans for the future of emergency services delivery - February 22, 2017


In the News

 

Tri-City Herald - July 26, 2017
Combine sparks fire, scorching 50 acres south of Kennewick
http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/article163637753.html

Tri-City Herald - July 24, 2017
If you get hurt at the hydro races, this Kennewick couple is there to help
http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/article163201263.html

KNDU TV - July 19, 2017
Area law enforcement agencies participate in active shooter training
http://www.nbcrightnow.com/story/35916123/area-law-enforcement-agencies-participate-in-active-shooter-training

KNDU TV & Tri-City Herald - July 18, 2017
Richland closes access to Bateman Island until further notice
http://www.nbcrightnow.com/story/35904849/richland-closes-access-to-bateman-island-until-further-notice
http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/article161758118.html

KEPR TV - July 17, 2017
Bateman Island fire expected to burn through the night
http://keprtv.com/news/local/bateman-island-fire-expected-to-burn-through-the-night

Tri-City Herald - July 13, 2017
Manufactured home destroyed in second fire in Kennewick on Wednesday
http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/article161067999.html

KEPR TV - July 10, 2017
Volunteer firefighters step up in heat of the moment
http://keprtv.com/news/local/volunteer-firefighters-step-up-in-heat-of-the-moment

KEPR TV - July 5, 2017
Richland fire truck engine starts I-82 brush fire, halts traffic
http://keprtv.com/news/local/richland-fire-truck-engine-starts-i-82-brush-fire

Yakima Herald - June 29, 2017
South Wenas fire 80 percent contained; officials reduce evacuation levels
http://www.yakimaherald.com/news/local/update-all-the-firefighters-hard-efforts-are-paying-off-today/article_f99472d2-5cd7-11e7-9d1a-3f3748f277a8.html

Yakima Herald - June 28, 2017
Wenas fire grows to more than 2,800 acres, evacuations orders remain in place
http://www.yakimaherald.com/news/local/range-fire-near-selah-grows-to-more-than-acres/article_a148c066-5c13-11e7-80bb-1fc5b07fe07a.html

KEPR TV - June 11, 2017
http://keprtv.com/news/local/benton-county-fire-district-1-looks-to-reduce-response-times-through-levy
Benton County Fire District #1 looks to reduce response times through levy

Tri-City Herald - March 5, 2017
http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/article136609768.html
Benton County Fire District 1 plans for the future

KEPR TV - February 23, 2017
http://keprtv.com/news/local/fire-departments-take-action-to-fight-increases-in-emergency-calls
Fire departments take action to fight increases in emergency

KNDU TV- February 22, 2017
http://www.nbcrightnow.com/story/34577998/benton-1-plans-for-the-future-of-emergency-services-delivery
Benton 1 plans for the future of emergency services

Newsletter

Benton One NEWS - Spring-summer 2017