BREAKING: Missing Washington Teen Reunited With His Parents, Found Safe

Mt Vernon, Washington | Kaine Moody, 15, was last seen on Monday, March 9, 2015, when he ran away from his father’s house disappearing.  After 10 long days as being considered as a runaway by Police, he would later call his father to pick him up.

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Unsure of the details of what he had been doing during that time, his parents are grateful he has decided to come home.  He lives with his father in Mt. Vernon and his mom in another part of Washington State.

“Thank you, thank you all. You have been our supporters, whether you have known us for years or months or weeks or never at all. You are amazing. Without you we would not be making it.” – Lisa Day, his joyous Mom.

Thank You and a round of Applause to all of you for sharing his story and photo.  It seemed to do the trick. Whatever the reason he disappeared, we wish his family a time of healing and privacy.

We will continue to share other Parent’s messages, photos and stories about their Missing Children.  Please help us by spreading the word through every conceivable Social Media site to “Help Bring Them Home”.

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Again, thank you for all that you do and we appreciate you so much!  You can also find us hanging out on Twitter @nwfireblog or on Facebook “The NW Fire Blog”.  Please join us by “Following” And “Liking” Us.

[c] 2015 The NW Fire Blog

HAVE YOU SEEN ME? I am Missing from Washington State

A friend of mine posted through her Facebook Page that her son was missing and of course we were concerned for his safety and need to get the word out through all Social Media sites.  We are hoping to plaster his photo and information all over the internet to bring him back to his loving families who desperately miss and love him.

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Kaine Moody, 15, was last seen at his father’s house in Mt. Vernon, Washington State and is believed to have runaway.  He is described as 5ft 5″, weighing 100 pounds with brown eyes, brown hair with mustache and slender build.

The above photo was taken of Kaine last year.

His mom believes her son may North of Seattle in the Marysville, Camano Island areas or further up North in Washington State.

We are asking you to share this post with your friends, family, co-workers and anyone else who can help spread the word like wildfire to help this family bring home their son safely.

We are unsure what Law Enforcement agencies may be working this case, so we are asking everyone to get involved in helping bring him home.

IF YOU SEE ME, CALL 9-1-1.

Thank you,

Lisa Swenson, Editor/Blogger

New TV Show “Night Watch” on A&E’s Thursday Nights a Hit Amongst Viewers

New Orleans, Louisiana | A&E’s reality TV show, Night Watch on Thursday nights at 10pm PST / 9pm CST is about Paramedics, Police Officers and Firefighters in action working the mean streets of New Orleans.

Following the Paramedics lives of Holly, Nick, Dan and others gives a front seat into how it is like on the streets dealing with MVAs [they say MVCs], fires and shootings.  Recently, we were witness to a Police Officer being shot multiple times and seeing what it is like firsthand how Officers are subject to the intensity of stress, adrenaline rushes and the violence they face daily.

The life of a First Responder can be stressful and A&E shows us tidbits how they deal with it from working in the gym working on getting stronger to the close-knit family relationships shown in the Firehouse to Medics ending the night shift.  This is what it is all about and how they support each other.  Having a sense of humor doesn’t hurt as well and can relieve a lot of stress and heartache seen.

In happier parts on the show, we were able to see the lives saved by Medics from a person being stabbed to an asthmatic toddler.  Some critics have said this is all staged and scripted but we say otherwise.

Fans of the show have begun following Medics Holly @nightwatch_holly, Dan @nightwatch_Dan, Nick @nightwatch_Nick and others. We are still working to get the names of others to see if they have Night Watch Twitter pages to follow.

Others have said they are not the actual Medics/actors on the show but are people “pretending” to represent them.

Our belief is that they are truly who they say they are.  We are hoping to look into their Lives a little more closely through an informal interview as to why and how they became compassionate First Responders in this profession.

We’ll keep you all up-to-date.

Here in Washington State, the TV show is on Channel 52 [Comcast] or you can watch them ON DEMAND.  If you are not a fan or don’t know what this TV show is all about, you better turn it on and check them out!

Thank You to the Men and Women who are committed to train, are compassionate in what they do and to never let the job take you.  You all are Heroes in our Book and we can’t say Thank You even for what you all do. Keep up the great work.

This is definitely a hit amongst Public Safety folks and those who love/support them.  And, we are hoping there is no therapy because we are addicted.

Be Safe Friends.

[c] 2015 The NW Fire Blog

FOOD RECALL: Seed Mix by Freeland Foods Inc due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

Contact:
Consumer:
1-877-456-8729

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 23, 2015 — Freeland Foods, Inc. of San Jose, CA is voluntarily recalling the Go Raw Organic Spicy Seed Mix, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Front Display Panel Label, go raw Organic SPICY SEED MIX, NET 1 LB (454g)

Based upon a random sampling, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) has determined that the Go Raw Brand Organic Spicy Seed Mix, UPC number 8 59888 00040 0, lot number “Enjoy before May 12, 2015 R2,” sold in 1 lb. (454 g) re-sealable plastic bags sold by Ecomax, tested positive for Salmonella. At this time, this is the only lot that is affected by this recall.

Although there have been no reported illnesses to date associated with the consumption of this product, out of an abundance of caution Freeland Foods has elected to take the following steps to insure the integrity of its products and protect the public safety. Effective immediately, Freeland Foods will conduct a precautionary voluntary recall to the consumer level of all Go Raw Brand Organic Spicy Seed Mix packages bearing the UPC 8 59888 0040 0 and Enjoy Before May 12, 2015 R2 in the United States. Freeland Foods asks that consumers who have purchased this product destroy or return to the place of purchase for a full refund.

The Go Raw Organic Spicy Seed Mix with the lot number “Enjoy before May 12, 2015 R2,” was distributed nationwide and Canada through distributors, retailers and direct customers.

Back Display Panel Label, Nutrition Facts

Consumer with questions or concerns may contact the company at 1-877-456-8729 between the hours of 9AM-3PM Monday – Friday or email us at returns@goraw.com.

REPOST via FDA.gov – http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm431278.htm

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FOOD RECALL: Multiple Products due to Almonds, Peanut Allergens

PRODUCT #1:  Cumin Sold at Target & Fresh Market – Nationwide Recall

Contact:
Consumer:
877-321-5852

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 16, 2015 — Mount Vernon, Missouri — B&M, Inc. of Mount Vernon, Missouri is recalling certain seasoning blends that contain ground cumin that may contain peanut, an allergen that is not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled products have been distributed by and are sold by Target and The Fresh Market.

B&M, Inc. was notified by one of their suppliers that one lot of Cumin Ground Conventional and some of the seasonings containing this lot had potentially been contaminated with peanut protein.

The products were shipped to retailers from December 1, 2014 through January 7, 2015. The following products with lot codes and Best By dates are subject to the recall.

 

Brand Product Name & Description Lot Number Best By Date UPC
Target Archer Farms Cumin Ground is packaged in a 6oz clear square glass bottle with a silver metal cap and a label weight of 2.8oz (79g). 3381403F Best By:
05 JUN 2017
0-85239-02549-9
Target Archer Farms Cumin Ground is packaged in a 6oz clear square glass bottle with a silver metal cap and a label weight of 2.8oz (79g). 3421406F Best By:
09 JUN 2017
0-85239-02549-9
The Fresh Market Dark Chili Powder is packaged in a 5x7in clear square bag with a zipper seal and a label weight of 2.24oz (63.5g). 3581405R Best By:
25 JUN 2017
7-37094-01841-2
The Fresh Market Dark Chili Powder is packaged in a 5x7in clear square bag with a zipper seal and a label weight of 2.24oz (63.5g). 3641401R Best By: 01JUL2017 7-37094-01841-2
The Fresh Market Dark Chili Powder is packaged in a 4oz clear square glass bottle with a silver metal cap and a label weight of1.85oz (52.4g). 0021503A Best By:
04 JUL 2017
7-37094-20425-9

 The lot number and best by date can be found on the bottom of the bottle or front of bag.

No other spices and seasonings manufactured by B&M, Inc. for Target and The Fresh Market have been affected by this FDA recall.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this FDA recall.

Consumers in possession of this FDA recalled product should discard it or return it to the store at which it was purchased for a full refund.  Consumers or media with questions should contact B&M, Inc. at 1-877-321-5852 (Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm CST).

 

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PRODUCT #2:  Ground Seasonings Sold at Harris Teeter

Contact:
Consumer:
Kayce Rice
1-877-321-5852

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 16, 2015 — B&M, Inc. of Mount Vernon, Missouri is recalling certain seasoning blends that contain ground cumin that may contain undeclared peanut protein, an allergen that is not declared on the product’s ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled product has been distributed by Harris Teeter.

Blue Cheese Jalapeno Seasoning 3.7 oz.

B&M, Inc. was notified by one of their suppliers that one lot of Cumin Ground Conventional and some of the seasonings containing this lot had potentially been contaminated with peanut protein.

The products were shipped to retailers on December 1, 2014. The following products with lot codes and Best By dates listed below are subject to the recall.

Brand Product Name & Description Lot Number Best By Date UPC
Harris Teeter, HT Traders Blue Cheese Jalapeno Seasoning is packaged in a 6oz clear square glass bottle with a black metal cap and a label weight of 3.7oz (104.9g). 3301401R Best By:  28 MAY 2017 0-72036-71232-5

The lot number and best by date can be found on the bottom of the bottle.

No other spices and seasonings manufactured by B&M, Inc. for Harris Teeter have been affected by this FDA recall.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this FDA recall. Consumers in possession of this FDA recalled product should discard it or return it to the store at which it was purchased for a full refund. Consumers or media with questions should contact B&M, Inc. at 1-877-321-5852 (Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm CST).

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PRODUCT #3:  Veggies by Garden Lites

Contact:
Consumer:
info@garden-lites.com or (718) 439-0200, ext. 627
Media:
Stacey@bendergrouppr.com or Amy@bendergrouppr.com; (973) 744-0707

Garden Lites Kale & Quinoa Soufflé, 7 oz.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 15, 2015 — JAMAICA, NY — Garden Lites®, The Delicious Vegetable Company™ owned and operated by Classic Cooking LLC, is issuing a voluntary recall of several products due to the fact that they contain undeclared peanuts. The ingredient cumin provided by a third party vendor was contaminated with peanut allergen. Individuals who have severe sensitivity to peanuts should not consume the designated products as they may run the risk of a serious and even life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

These products were distributed nationwide in retail stores.

Garden Lites Veggie Chili & Cornbread Melt, 7 oz.

The recall affects products with the following lot numbers and UPC codes:

PRODUCT NAME SIZE LOT# EXP DATES UPC
Garden Lites Kale & Quinoa Soufflé 7 oz 32914
33014
35714
5/25/2016
5/26/2016
6/23/2016
7-04863-01730-3
Garden Lites Southwestern Soufflé 7 oz 27814
32214
32314
4/5/2016
5/18/2016
5/19/2016
7-04863-01720-4
Garden Lites Veggie Chili & Cornbread Melt 7 oz 29914 4/26/2016 7-04863-01726-6
Garden Lites Kale & Brown Rice Veggie Bites 9 oz 28014
28114
30114
30214
27414
4/7/2016
4/8/2016
4/28/2016
4/29/2016
4/02/2016
7-04863-03611-3
Classic Cooking Kale & Quinoa Veggie Cakes 6.75 lbs 32314
33614
36314
27414
5/19/2016
6/2/2016
6/29/2016
4/1/2016
7-4863-32511-8

Kale and Quinoa Cake, Inside Label

To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.

Customers seeking a refund are asked to send a digital image displaying the UPC code and expiration date on the package/s affected to info@garden-lites.com or they can mail the product packaging to Classic Cooking Attn: RECALL at 165-35 145th Dr., Jamaica, NY 11434 in exchange for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-439-0200 ext. 627, Mon – Fri 9:00AM To 5:00PM.

Garden Lites Southwestern Soufflé, 7 oz.

 

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PRODUCT #4:  Veggie Burgers by Franklin Farms

Contact:
Consumer:
1-973-808-1540

Franklin Farms Chili-Bean Veggiburger, 4 ct

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 15, 2015 – Parsippany, NJ – Franklin Farms is issuing a voluntary recall of certain code dates of Chili-Bean Veggiburgers because they may contain undeclared peanut.

Franklin Farms was notified by a third party supplier that one of the spice ingredients used in Chili-Bean Veggiburgers may inadvertently contain peanut, an allergen that is not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products containing peanut.

This recall affects the following products:

Description (Retail) UPC Code Size Use/Freeze By Dates
Franklin Farms Chili-Bean Veggiburger 044325120050 10 oz (4 ct) 08/03/14 to 09/07/14
Franklin Farms Chili-Bean Veggiburger 044325120050 10 oz (4 ct) 11/09/14 to 03/01/15
Description (Food Service) UPC Code Size Lot #s
Franklin Farms Chili-Bean Veggiburger 705723300306 10.5 lb case (48 ct) 170161, 170343

The date code for retail products can be found on the side of the package sleeve. These products were distributed in the states of CT, FL, ME, MD, MA, NJ, NY, and PA and sold through both retail stores and through foodservice channels.

Though testing has shown no detectable levels of peanut in the products, Franklin Farms has issued a voluntary recall of these products as a precaution. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall.

Consumers with questions or seeking to return product may contact us at 973-808-1540 from Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

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PRODUCT #5:  Ground Cumin by NAC Foods

Contact:
Consumer:
201-592-8920

Mimi’s Products Ground Cumin, 1 oz.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 14, 2015 — NAC FOODS of Palisades Park, NJ is recalling Ground Cumin, because it may contain undeclared Peanut Protein. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Peanut run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The affected Ground Cumin was distributed and sold to retailers located in NJ, NY, and PA.

Mimi’s Products Ground Cumin, 9 oz.

The recalled products are packaged in plastic containers under the brands Mimi’s Products and Rosa Maria. Recalled products can be identified by LOT# 2948E which is located under the Expiration Date 3/2017.

  • MIMI’S PRODUCTS GROUND CUMIN 1 OZ UPC 707425-054242 – LOT #2948E – EXP.DATE 3/2017
  • MIMI’S PRODUCTS GROUND CUMIN 9 OZ UPC 707425-032318 – LOT #2948E – EXP.DATE 3/2017
  • ROSA MARIA GROUND CUMIN 6 OZ UPC 707425-160417 – LOT #2948E – EXP.DATE 3/2017

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Rosa Maria Ground Cumin, 6 oz.

Consumers are urged to return product to place of purchase or to NAC Foods located at 239 Commercial Avenue, Palisades Park, NJ 07649 for a full refund. Consumers can contact the company at 201-592-8920 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM and 6:00 PM EST.

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PRODUCT #6:  Cereal by Gilster – Mary Lee Corp

Contact:
Consumer:
618-826-2361 ext. 3283 or 3035
or
573-547-1083 ext. 4135

Market Pantry Honey & Oat Mixers, 18 oz., front of box

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 14, 2015 — Gilster-Mary Lee of Chester, Illinois, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Market Pantry Honey & Oat Mixers Ready to Eat cereal because it may contain undeclared almonds. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The only lot involved is Market Pantry Honey and Oat Mixers Ready to Eat Cereal, packaged in 18-oz. cartons which have a Best By date of SEP 30 15 P4 (UPC# 85239-90824). Consumers should return the product to the store for a full refund or discard it.

The product is sold exclusively at Target Stores and was distributed nationwide Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. became aware of the mispackaging after receiving a customer complaint. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this cereal.

Market Pantry Honey & Oat Mixers, 18 oz., back of box

For questions, consumers can call Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. at 618-826-2361 ext. 3283 or 3035, 573-547-1083 ext. 4135 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm CST Monday – Friday.

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CONSUMER PRODUCT RECALL: Fitness Gear Inversion Table sold by Dick’s Sporting Goods due to Fall Hazard, Serious Risk Injury

Contact:
Consumer:
1-866-677-4771

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 8, 2015 – PITTSBURGH, PA – DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) has voluntarily recalled the Fitness Gear Inversion Table.

Customers who purchased the table (Style STE00059FG or Style STE00118FG) anytime between November 2011 and September 2014 from DICK’S stores in the United States or online at DICKS.com are encouraged to return the unit to a local store to receive a full refund in the form of a DICK’S Sporting Goods gift card.

While the Fitness Gear Inversion Table product manual clearly stresses the importance of ensuring the ankle locking systems are engaged, some customers have fallen and sustained injuries.

For any concerns or questions, please contact the DICK’S Customer Service team at 1-866-677-4771, Monday through Friday, 8 AM – 6PM EST.

Health care professionals and customers may report adverse events or quality problems experienced with the use of this product to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail, fax or by phone.

About DICK’S Sporting Goods

Founded in 1948, DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. As of November 1, 2014, the Company operated more than 595 DICK’S Sporting Goods locations, serving and inspiring athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through a blend of dedicated associates, in-store services and unique specialty shop-in-shops. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, DICK’S also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream and True Runner specialty stores. For more information, visit the Press Room atwww.DICKS.comdisclaimer icon.

REPOST from FDA.gov

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PET FOOD RECALL: Roo Bites by Jump Your Bones due to Possible Salmonella

Contact:
Consumer:
(888) 249-6755

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 31, 2014 – Jump Your Bones, Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida is voluntarily recalling Jump Your Bones brand name Roo Bites (Cubes)because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No pet or consumer illnesses from this product have been reported to date.

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Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever, and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

The affected lots of Jump Your Bones Pet Treats were distributed to retail pet food stores nationwide and through pet food retailers/distributors.

The affected products are sold in Boutique Bags and online stores. The products affected by this recall are only identified with the following UPC codes:

63633010041 for 80g. / 2.82oz. including samples of .32 oz.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Consumers who have purchased the above product of Jump Your Bones, Inc. pet treats are urged to stop feeding them and return product to place of purchase for a full refund or dispose of them immediately. For further information about the recall please call (888) 249-6755 from Monday – Friday 9am – 5PM EST.

Source:  FDA.gov

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Dog Chews Nationwide Recall by Barkworthies due to Possible Contamination of Salmonella

Richmond, Va | Barkworthies is recalling select lots of Barkworthies Chicken Vittles dog chews because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The recalled Barkworthies Chicken Vittles were distributed nationwide beginning on May 6, 2014. The product can be identified by the Lot Code 1254T1 printed on the side of the plastic pouch. The Barkworthies Chicken Vittles are packaged in a 16 oz plastic pouch with a Best Used by Date of May 2016 and UPC 816807011510.

Barkworthies has received no reports of illness in either people or animals associated with these Chicken Vittles to date.

The recalled Chicken Vittles should not be sold or fed to pets.

For a full refund, pet owners should return all unused product to their place of purchase along with a completed Product Recall claim form available on the Barkworthies website at www.barkworthies.com/recall.

Customers with questions can call toll free 877-993-4257, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Eastern time.

Source: FoodSafety.com

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DANGEROUS SEXUAL [Level 2] PREDATOR: King County DOC Look for High Risk Criminal

This Level II sex offender is on the run from Dept. of Corrections in King County. Jason Sumey preys on disabled men. SUMEY raped and tortured a victim, then demanded $7,000 from his family to bring him back to them. The last information “America’s Most Wanted” had on him is that he was heading to Seattle.

[Photo Courtesy: Washington’s Most Wanted]

 

SUMEY is not registered as a sex offender and has been known to be in King County, Pierce County and Oregon. He has a nationwide arrest warrant. He goes by Steven Davidson, Jason Zumek, Jason Rumek and R. Koufax. He also is a dangerous internet predator.

[Photo Courtesy: Washington’s Most Wanted]

 

“Sumey has a lengthy history of befriending women he meets online,” says DOC Ofc. Emily Isaacs. “He particularly seems to go for women who have young children. He tells them he’s a secret agent. He uses fake first names like ‘Trey’ and ‘Brian”.

It could be months before they find out his real name, if he ever tells them his real name. He’s been known to provide false information to police officers when he’s arrested. You never know what version of him you’re going to get. So, please pay attention and help us find him as soon as possible.”

If you spot him, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips (8477)

Never approach. Always call the Police right away and give them the best of your abilities Descritpion, Time, Location, etc.  The 9-1-1 Dispatcher will ask you specific questions.

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Lynnwood Fire & IAFF 1984 Distribute Coats for Operation Warm

LYNNWOOD, WA (November 25, 2014) – Yesterday, College Place Elementary students received over 50 coats from the Lynnwood Fire Department’s International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 1984 to help meet the needs of students during cold weather. Operation Warm is a national Non-Profit that was founded in 2002 with the singular mission to provide new winter coats to impoverished children.

In 2013, 25 IAFF locals from Washington participated in Operation Warm’s initiative – the largest amount of participation of any state. Raising almost $130,000, Washington firefighters distributed coats to over 4,000 local children. One thousand of those coats were funded by the partnership between 99.9 FM KISW “The Rock of Seattle” and the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters (WSCFF). Other monetary support includes $20,000 from the Gary E. Milgard Foundation and $10,000 from the Norcliffe Foundation.

In 2014, 40 WSCFF locals and Fire Departments are participating in Operation Warm. With a year under their belt, Washington locals are increasing their fundraising efforts – planning more events, attending more community gatherings, and reaching out to more businesses. With the continued support from KISW and the Milgard Foundation, Washington leads the way for other participating states. Passionate about the children in their communities, Washington firefighters are dedicated to giving back.

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Pictured here are members from the City of Lynnwood Fire’s IAFF Local 1984 – Lynnwood Professional Firefighters, and students and staff from College Place Elementary.

Lynnwood Fire and the IAFF are proud to serve our community needs.

About Lynnwood Fire Department
The Lynnwood Fire Department is committed to a safe and livable community. We safeguard people, property and the environment through education, prevention and emergency response with innovation and compassion. The Department consists of 60 full-time career staff, including: Chief Officers, Captains, Firefighter/EMT’s, Firefighter/Paramedics, Fire Inspectors and civilian staff. The Lynnwood Fire Department staffs two stations 24-hours a day, 365 days a year in 3 rotating 24-hour shifts. 911 responses are made using fire engines, a ladder truck, aid cars and a paramedic unit depending on the nature of the incident. The department responds to over 6,700 alarms annually, 75% of which are emergency medical calls. The services provided by the Fire Department include: fire suppression, emergency medical services (EMS), fire prevention and code enforcement, plan review services, fire and life safety education, hazardous materials and technical rescue response. Per capita, the Lynnwood Fire Department continues to be one of the busiest fire departments in Washington State, responding to approximately 177 incidents per 1,000 residents.

Source: City of Lynnwood [WA]

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