Fire CAD Activity | Washington | Monday July 31 2017

FIRE CAD ACTIVITY – WASHINGTON STATE | Here is a recap of wildfire activity in various regions of the State.

Stock Photo. (c) 2017 LR Swenson

CLARK COUNTY

Charter Oak Fire.  West of 10608 NE 306th Street. Battleground. Dispatch time, 1324 hours. IC on-scene at 1350 hours. Grass, brush. 1 acre. In Patrol status.

Hayes Road Fire.  Hayes Road.  Dispatch time, 1205 hours. Grass.  In Patrol status.

FERRY COUNTY

Curlew Drive Fire. Ferry County. Curlew Lake. Dispatch 1057 hours. Resources on-scene 1247 hours. 0.5 acres. Grass, brush and timber.

KITTITAS COUNTY

Stampede Pass Fire. Dispatch time, 2117 hours.

LEWIS COUNTY

Blankenship Fire.  Lewis County. Blankenship Road. Dispatch time, 1915 hours. DNR arrived to a smoldering slash pile. Grass and brush.

MASON COUNTY

Farm House Fire. Timber Lake. 1.5 acres. Grass and brush. Dispatch time, 1727 hours. Contained at 2100 hours. Controlled at 2120 hours.

PEND ORIELLE COUNTY

Totem Gulch Fire. Dispatch time, 1450 hours.  Resources on-scene 1510 hours. Timber, brush and grass.

THURSTON COUNTY

Martin Way Fire.  Dispatch time, 1843 hours.

YAKIMA COUNTY

Medicine Valley Fire.  Dispatch time, 1658 hours. Grass fire. DNR assist.

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog – Posted 7/31/2017 @ 2215 hours PDT

 

 

Update 3 | Hot Shot Fire | WA DNR | Near Oso, Washington

Updated:  5/13/2016 0720 PDT

 

INCIDENT SUMMARY:

Date / Time:   5/12/2016. Time unknown. Around 1900 hours, Social media began reporting a brush fire now being reported as a wildfire.

Location:  18633 Hwy 530, Arlington and near Oso, Washington.  We are unsure if this is in the area where the deadly landslides hit the area in the past.

Cause:  Unknown.

 

INCIDENT HISTORY

5/12/2016

  • Reported by Social Media brush fire turned wildfire started
  • Some reports indicate cause due to unconfirmed logging operation
  • DNR: Fire name Hot Shot. Limited info. 55 acres. Command to change over on 5/13/16 AM.
  • Media reporting acres burned @ 2300 hours was already at 65 acres.
  • DNR Response:  Fire crews dispatched at 1841 hours. Near Hotshot TS. Snohomish County, near Oso off of Hwy 530.
  • DNR:  Nearby tower not being threatened.
  • DNR:  Fire fuels in active timber sale in fell.
  • DNR:  Probability of fire growth is high.
  • DNR:  Type 2 IMT team ordered.
  • Social Media:  Reported Local FD had arrived but when the winds picked up, they backed out. (we do not have confirmation of that but sounds like if they did, it’s a safety issue)

5/13/2016

  • DNR states:  Nearby tower is not being threated.  Fire fuels are in active timber sale and fell.  Probability of the fire growth is  high.  A Type 2 IMT team has been ordered.
  • 80+ acres.

 

CURRENT WEATHER (at the time of this update)

  • Temps:  53 degrees.
  • Precipitation:  0%.
  • Humidity:  86%.
  • Winds:  6 mph.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Hashtags:  #HotshotFire #WAFires2016 #ArlingtonFire

 

 

UPDATES

More updates will be posted on this fire.  You can also catch us on our own Social Media platforms on Facebook and Twitter (@nwfireblog) for further information on this fire and other incidents/stories/events/opportunities.

 

 

(c) 2016 The #NWFireBlog 

 

 

 

Update 2 | Hotshot Fire | DNR | Near Oso, Washington

Updated:  5/12/2016 2300 PDT

 

INCIDENT SUMMARY:

Date / Time:   5/12/2016. Time unknown. Around 1900 hours, Social media began reporting a brush fire now being reported as a wildfire.

Location:  18633 Hwy 530, Arlington and near Oso, Washington.  We are unsure if this is in the area where the deadly landslides hit the area in the past.

Cause:  Unknown.

 

FIRE STATUS:

DNR Response:   We have received a response from DNR, “Limited info right now.  Fire is named #Hotshot.  Currently, @ 55 acres and a Type 3 DNR NW Region team will assume command on Friday, May 13, 2016.”

 

CURRENT WEATHER

Temps:  56 degrees.

Precipitation:  0%.

Humidity:  76%.

Winds:  6 mph.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

Social Media Frenzy:   Mainstream media is reporting this brush fire turned wildfire about 2 hours ago.

Fire Reports:  Media was reporting that the winds were picking up and local FD firefighters had pulled out of the area, going back into service while DNR resources were en route to the fire scene.  We have not been able to confirm that with DNR officials.

Fire Images:  Fire Images are burning up all over Social Media.  We have not reposted due to copyrights.  If you’d like to share your photos and stories with us, we’d love to give you full photo credit.  (nwfireblog@comcast.net)

 

A BUSY DAY

According to DNR’s Fire Dispatch CAD, here are some of the today’s fire incidents that have occurred throughout Washington State:

1113 PDT:  #276AveFire. Camas (Clark County).  Turned over to Landowner.

1130 PDT:  #JenningsRdFire.  Troutlake (Klicktat County).  .25 acres. Contained @ 1356 PDT.

1449 PDT:  #AugustRdFire.  August Road. (Lewis County).  Grass, brush, timber slash. Brush resources on-scene.

 

UPDATES

We are signing off for the evening but we will provide updates as we receive them. Thanks for reading and following along with us on fire incidents, stories and happenings.

Have a Safe evening/day wherever your journey make take you.

 

(c) 2016 The #NWFireBlog 

 

 

 

New! | Hwy 530 Fire | DNR | Near Oso, Washington

Updated:  5/12/2016 2225PDT

 

INCIDENT SUMMARY:

Date / Time:   5/12/2016. Time unknown. 2 hours ago, Social media began reporting a brush fire now being reported as a wildfire.

Location:  18633 Hwy 530, Arlington and near Oso, Washington.  We are unsure if this is in the area where the deadly landslides hit the area in the past.

Cause:  Unknown.

 

FIRE STATUS:

DNR Response:  We have checked their WildCad with no information found pertaining to their response.  We have reached out to them via Twitter for updated details pertaining to their response and fire details.

 

CURRENT WEATHER

Temps:  56 degrees.

Precipitation:  0%.

Humidity:  76%.

Winds:  6 mph.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

Social Media Frenzy:   Mainstream media is reporting this brush fire turned wildfire about 2 hours ago.

Fire Reports:  Media was reporting that the winds were picking up and local FD firefighters had pulled out of the area, going back into service while DNR resources were en route to the fire scene.  We have not been able to confirm that with DNR officials.

Fire Images:  Fire Images are burning up all over Social Media.  We have not reposted due to copyrights.  If you’d like to share your photos and stories with us, we’d love to give you full photo credit.  (nwfireblog@comcast.net)

 

A BUSY DAY

According to DNR’s Fire Dispatch CAD, here are some of the today’s fire incidents that have occurred throughout Washington State:

1113 PDT:  #276AveFire. Camas (Clark County).  Turned over to Landowner.

1130 PDT:  #JenningsRdFire.  Troutlake (Klicktat County).  .25 acres. Contained @ 1356 PDT.

1449 PDT:  #AugustRdFire.  August Road. (Lewis County).  Grass, brush, timber slash. Brush resources on-scene.

 

UPDATES

We are signing off for the evening but we will provide updates as we receive them. Thanks for reading and following along with us on fire incidents, stories and happenings.

Have a Safe evening/day wherever your journey make take you.

 

(c) 2016 The #NWFireBlog 

 

 

 

Washington’s Top 5 Scanner Feeds of the Hour | 8pm PDT

Mason County Public Safety – http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/14058

  • 119 listeners.
  • Mason County Sheriff & Fire, Shelton Police & Public Works, Squaxin Island Tribal Police, Skokomish Tribal Dept of Public Safety (Police).
  • Stereo Feed: Law on Left Channel, Fire on Right Channel

Spokane County Sheriff / Fire, Spokane City Police / Fire – Digital.  http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/17102

  • 95 listeners
  • Includes Washington State Patrol, and Spokane Valley Fire.

Clark County Public Safety – http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/2236.

  • 76 listeners.
  • lark County Public Safety. See notes section for more information.

Stevens County Fire District – http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/19949.

  • 48 listeners

Skagit County Police & Fire – http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/4958.

  • 47 listeners.
  • Includes Skagit County Sheriff, Mount Vernon, Burlington, and Sedro-Woolley Police.
  • (((Stereo Feed))) Left = Police, *** Right = Fire and EMS.

[c] 2015 The NW Fire Blog

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WA PUBLIC HEALTH: Health Providers Alert – January 24, 2014

For immediate release: January 24, 2014 [14-011]
Contact:  Media inquiries: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications Office,  360-236-4074
Public inquiries: Health Systems Customer Service, 360-236-4700

State disciplines health care providers

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Health has taken disciplinary actions or withdrawn charges against health care providers in our state.

The department’s Health Systems Quality Assurance Division works with boards, commissions, and advisory committees to set licensing standards for more than 80 health care professions (e.g., medical doctors, nurses, counselors).

Information about health care providers is on the agency website. Click on “Look up a healthcare provider license” in the “How Do I?” section of the Department of Health website (doh.wa.gov). The site includes information about a health care provider’s license status, the expiration and renewal date of their credential, disciplinary actions and copies of legal documents issued after July 1998. This information is also available by calling 360-236-4700. Consumers who think a health care provider acted unprofessionally are encouraged to call and report their complaint.

Chelan County

In November 2013 the Chiropractic Commission ended conditions on the credential of chiropractorJason C. Schroeder (CH00003389).

Clallam County

In December 2013 the Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems Program charged paramedic Paul Rynearson (ES00106508) with unprofessional conduct. Rynearson allegedly took and used narcotics kept at the fire department where he worked and reportedly came to work appearing to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Clark County

In December 2013 the Nursing Assistant Program agreed to reinstate the registered nursing assistant credential of Mayra I. Garcia (NA00195349) and placed her credential on probation for at least one year. Garcia’s credential was suspended in 2011 after she didn’t comply with a stipulation issued after being convicted in 2007 of third-degree theft and driving while intoxicated.

Grant County

In December 2013 the Chemical Dependency Professional Program ended conditions on the credential of chemical dependency professional Estela Yarrito (CP00003751).

Island County

In December 2013 the Nursing Assistant Program conditionally granted a registered nursing assistant credential to Cassandra Denise Pendergrass (NA60414482) and placed her license on probation for at least two years. In 2004 Pendergrass was convicted in Nevada of embezzling $2,500 or more.

King County

In December 2013 the Chemical Dependency Professional Program conditionally granted a chemical dependency professional trainee credential to Shakun Nandeshwar Sharma (CO60294692) and placed her credential on probation. Sharma must take continuing education in professional law and ethics and undergo an evaluation for a substance abuse monitoring program. She was convicted of five gross misdemeanors and two misdemeanors between 2006 and 2012.

In November 2013 the Pharmacy Commission ended probation for pharmacist Michael S. Jones(PH00010993).

In December 2013 the Pharmacy Commission fined Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy Inc.(CF60030054) $2,500 after it was found to have allowed a pharmacy assistant, who misrepresented herself as a pharmacy technician to its human resource department, to perform tasks limited to pharmacy technicians.

In December 2013 the Medical Assistant Program ended conditions on the credential of medical assistant Bridgett Dianne Miller (MR60402878).

In December 2013 the Dental Commission denied a dental assistant credential to Randy Allen Ivie(D160332886), who had several convictions including 12 felonies, two gross misdemeanors, and one misdemeanor between 1985 and 2012.

Pierce County

In December 2013 the Chemical Dependency Professional Program ended probation for chemical dependency professional trainee Darla Jean Oliphint (CO60234960).

In December 2013 the Chemical Dependency Professional Program ended probation for chemical dependency professional trainee Tena K. Bremmeyer (CO60153438).

In December 2013 the Counselor Program charged chemical dependency professional, marriage and family therapist associate, and marriage and family therapist Jennifer Armstrong Ferguson(CP00005222, MG60171687, LF60079410) with unprofessional conduct. Ferguson allegedly provided substandard care.

In December 2013 the Nursing Commission charged registered nurse Karen Ann Price(RN60181825) with unprofessional conduct. In 2013 Price was convicted of driving while intoxicated.

Snohomish County

In December 2013 the Counselor Program lifted the suspension for registered counselor credential holder Susan A. Martin (RC00059495). The credential itself was abolished in 2010.

Spokane County

In December 2013 the Chemical Dependency Professional Program conditionally granted a chemical dependency professional trainee credential to Patricia Noel Shropshire (CO60418513) and placed her credential on probation. Shropshire must take continuing education in professional law and ethics, and undergo evaluation for a substance abuse monitoring program. In 2012 she was convicted of driving while intoxicated and received deferred prosecution on another charge.

In November 2013 the Pharmacy Commission ended probation for pharmacy technician Jill M. Horstman (VA00048105).

In December 2013 the Pharmacy Commission charged pharmacy assistant Casey V. McGaughy(VB00071773) with unprofessional conduct. While working at a pharmacy, McGaughy allegedly diverted medications for his personal use.

Thurston County

In December 2013 the Nursing Commission charged registered nurse Lori Jean Tenny(RN00121398) with being unable to practice with reasonable skill and safety. On an application to reactivate her expired credential, Tenny allegedly said she has a medical condition that impairs her ability to practice, a conclusion her primary care provider supported.

In December 2013 the Counselor Program conditionally granted an agency affiliated counselor credential to Shane Lynn Morris (CG60293762) and placed her credential on probation. Morris must undergo evaluation for a substance abuse monitoring program, and is required to take continuing education in professional law and ethics. She was convicted of 40 felonies and one gross misdemeanor between 2005 and 2009.

Walla Walla County

In December 2013 the Nursing Commission denied the request of Bob L. Ratcliff (RN00159108) to reinstate his registered nursing credential, which was suspended in 2005 and again in 2011, when he didn’t comply with a substance abuse monitoring program. The commission found that he was still out of compliance.

Whatcom County

In November 2013 the Pharmacy Commission modified an agreement with pharmacist David Alexander Glen (PH60216257), lifting probation from his license but still requiring that he comply with a substance abuse monitoring contract.

In December 2013 the Nursing Assistant Program charged registered nursing assistant Marianne Zweegman (NA00130895) with unprofessional conduct. The Department of Social and Health Services prohibited her from being employed in caring for or having unsupervised access to vulnerable adults. Zweegman was found to have neglected vulnerable adults in her adult family home.

Whitman County

In December 2013 the Counselor Program ended conditions on the credential of mental health counselor Lori Woodward Bobo (LH60168278).

Out of State

Idaho: In December 2013 the Nursing Commission charged licensed practical nurse Natalie A. Fister(LP00053334) with unprofessional conduct. Fister notified the commission that in 2013 she was convicted in Idaho of driving under the influence of alcohol (third or more offense).

Idaho: In December 2013 the Dental Commission ended conditions on the credential of dental assistant Breanna Fern Bailiff (D160249600).

Oregon: In December 2013 the Hearing and Speech Board charged speech language pathologistJocelyn Louise Meussdorffer (LL60262909) with unprofessional conduct. She allegedly didn’t comply with terms of a previous agreement.

Note to Editors: Health care providers charged with unprofessional conduct have 20 days to respond to the Department of Health in writing. The case then enters the settlement process. If no disciplinary agreement can be reached, the case will go to a hearing.

The Department of Health website (doh.wa.gov) is your source for a healthy dose of information. Also,find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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