Update | WSP Shooter Captured in Redmond

Late Friday night, WSP attempted to stop a driver during a pursuit on southbound I-405 in Kirkland, Washington but instead they fled and drove into the Redmond area.

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The male suspect shot at Police during the pursuit then fled on foot into a wooded area in an urban area.

Officials began to shutdown the area and asking residents to shelter-in-place in the area of  Avondale from Novelty Hill Rd to 128th and on 116th from 204th to 172nd due to police activity in the area in Redmond, Washington.

RESOURCES

Officers from Redmond PD, Bellevue PD, the King County Sheriff’s Office and Washington State Patrol were involved in this incident.  SWAT members and WSP’s air unit were also part of this deployment.

CURRENT SITUATION

The male shooting suspect has been contained, arrested and booked.

The WSP Trooper is said to be alright.  His vehicle sustained damage to the front windshield.

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(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 2/22/2020 -1730 hours PST

#Breaking | Police Search for Redmond Shooting Suspect

Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies are searching for an armed and dangerous male who fired shots at the Washington State Patrol Troopers for an unknown reason or call type just before midnight (2353 PST). He then fled on foot.

RESOURCES

SWAT members from the King County Sheriff’s Office and unknown other jurisdictions were deployed into the field, assisting WSP in locating the suspect whom now was being sought out for eluding and shooting at police.

Smokey, WSP’s air support was also on-scene along with K9 units being deployed into the field.

Redmond PD is also providing support with traffic control and other activities.

CURRENT SITUATION

Police may have the suspect pinned down and they are working on closing in on him. They are going to see if they can make contact, as they shrink down the perimeter around him.  For Officer Safety, we will not post LEOs positions or their other personal information.

MEDIA COVERAGE

News broke at 0155 by local media reporting the roadway from Avondale Road and Novelty Hill Road were shutdown, as police cordoned off a square mile perimeter in looking for the suspect.  He was reportedly in a wooded area and Police were search tirelessly for him.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Officials are asking residents to stay inside their homes and not come out to see what is happening. Additionally, do not call 9-1-1 to see what’s happening either, unless it is a serious or life-threatening emergency.

HOWEVER, If you SEE SOMETHING. SAY SOMETHING, by calling 9-1-1.

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(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 2/22/2020 – 0240 PST

The Wildfire Log | Bald Mtn Rd Fire | WA | 2

YAKIMA, Wash. | An RV fire reportedly sparked a brush-turned-wildfire on Sunday, June 2, 2019 in the late morning.  The fire was said to be about 1.7 miles southeast of the Squaq Rock Campground.

Fire crews and equipment was quickly dispatched via the Central Washington Interagency Communications Center from Yakima City FD, County, WA DNR and Nile FD to approximately 1-1.5 miles up Bald Mtn. Rd and located between Mileposts 103 and 104 off of Hwy 410 in Yakima.

Resources consisted of three brush trucks, one DNR helicopter and multiple engines, as well as fire support personnel.

The fire was stopped heading south down to 410 but it continued to move uphill and burning on the hillside above.

Firefighters egressed on the RV fire putting it out and immediately going into mop up operations.

The size of the fire was reportedly approximately to be three acres.

(c) 2019 NW Fire Blog – 6/2/2019 @ 1332 hours PDT

The Wildfire Log | Bald Mtn Rd Fire | WA | 1

YAKIMA, Wash. | An RV fire reportedly sparked a brush-turned-wildfire on Sunday, June 2, 2019 in the late morning.  The RV was said to be blocking the Bald Mtn Road and was found to be on fire.

Fire crews and equipment was quickly dispatched from Yakima City FD, County, WA DNR and Nile FD to approximately 1-1.5 miles up Bald Mtn. Rd and located between Mileposts 103 and 104 off of Hwy 410 in Yakima.

Resources consisted of three brush trucks, one DNR helicopter and multiple engines, as well as fire support personnel.

The fire was stopped heading south down to 410 but it continued to move uphill and burning on the hillside above.

Firefighters egressed on the RV fire putting it out and immediately going into mop up operations.

The size of the fire was reportedly approximately to be three acres.

(c) 2019 NW Fire Blog – 6/2/2019 @ 1220 hours PDT

WA FIRE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES |Tuesday | September 8, 2015

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” –Confucius

DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF

City of Redmond

Closes on Friday, 09/11/15 11:30 PM Pacific Time. $112,356.00 – $138,696.00 Annually. http://agency.governmentjobs.com/redmondwa/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1206707

City of Spokane

No Closing Date listed.  $122,586/annually. http://www.indeed.com/cmp/CITY-OF-SPOKANE/jobs/Deputy-Fire-Chief-54f0064eb46b7386?q=FIRE.

DEPUTY STATE FIRE MARSHAL 

WA State Patrol

Closes on Tuesday, 09/15/15 11:59 PM Pacific Time.  Snohomish County WA. $4,340.00 – $5,701.00 Monthly. http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wsp/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1222386&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271.0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E-1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND_KEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E.

FIRE DEPARTMENT DIESEL MECHANIC

East Olympia Fire District #6

Olympia, WA. No Closing date available.  $58,543 to $71,159 DOQ. https://www.dieseljobs.com/Fire-Department-Mechanic-1043109-j.html?gp_source=indeed39

FIREFIGHTER – EMT/PARAMEDIC

City of Richland

  Closes on Sunday, 09/13/15 11:59 PM Pacific Time. $4,601.10 – $5,976.21 Monthly. http://agency.governmentjobs.com/richlandwa/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1232788.

FIREFIGHTER – EMT & FF / PARAMEDIC

Snohomish Co Fire District #1

Everett WA. Closes on 11/9/15, 4pm. No Salary listed. http://jobs.heraldnet.com/Job?data=sX7zKBLRoz%2fmV1GgCkeQf3gUQhDSVZDiyvy7FbkLP2yifcwTQ4J3C6xV6pz0S2dDzGvRkQhGNi8%3d

FIREFIGHTER – ENTRY-LEVEL ** New! **

City of Spokane

Spokane, WA. Closes 9/13/15 @ 2359PDT. $39,651.12 – $78,362.64 Annually. https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/1150196/firefighter-open-entry?utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed

West Pierce Fire & Rescue

  University Place, WA. http://www.getemtjobs.com/entry-level-firefighter-fircrest-washington-74018776.htm?utm_source=simplyhired_desktop&utm_medium=ppc_desktop&utm_campaign=simplyhired_desktop

FIREFIGHTER – EXPERIENCED ** New! **

City of Everett FD

2 Openings. Deadlines [Application & Testing dates] on 9/25/15. http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/gov/5203390076.html

FIREFIGHTER – LATERAL

City of Vancouver

Closes on Saturday, 10/31/15 5:00 PM Pacific Time $66,192.00 – $90,360.00 Annually. http://agency.governmentjobs.com/vancouver/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1237513

FIREFIGHTER – [Supervisory Wildland Firefighter  / Supervisory Range/Forestry Technician]  ** New! **

U.S. Dept of Bureau Land Management [BLM]

Wenatchee, WA. Deadline 9/15/15. $18.96/hour. https://blm.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/413114400

U.S. Forest Service

Trout Lake, WA. http://job-openings.monster.com/monster/9a520dbd-dec5-4d18-95e6-f43befeb2ca5?mescoid=1900304001001&jobPosition=6#

Stevenson, WA.  http://job-openings.monster.com/monster/614dbe17-d3bd-4986-89f0-7307e0439412?mescoid=1900304001001&jobPosition=7

FIREFIGHTER – RESIDENT ** New! **

KCFD #28

Enumclaw WA. Testing 9/13 & 9/29 in Kent thru National Testing Network. http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/gov/5203119165.html.

FORESTRY TECHNICIAN – FIRE ** New! **

U.S. Dept. of the Interior / National Park Service

Pt Angeles, WA. No Closing Date or Salary listed. https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/81715574?trk=vsrp_jobs_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A731777051441769014956%2CVSRPtargetId%3A81715574%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary

RANGE TECHNICIAN ** New! **

Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

Nespelem WA. http://www.simplyhired.com/job/range-technician-i-job/the-confederated-tribes-of-the-colville/plwyg6zo6n?cid=kjlfbfjboyftrdqjciystjkwtuyrokrj

SAFETY MANAGER – WMS BAND 2 ** New! **

WA Dept of Natural Resources [DNR]

Thurston County [Olympia] WA. http://agency.governmentjobs.com/washington/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1235231$60,096.00 – $76,692.00 Annually

Good Luck!

[c] 2015 The NW Fire Blog

WA FIRE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES | Monday | September 7, 2015

DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF

City of Redmond. Closes on Friday, 09/11/15 11:30 PM Pacific Time. $112,356.00 – $138,696.00 Annually. http://agency.governmentjobs.com/redmondwa/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1206707

City of Spokane. No Closing Date listed.  $122,586/annually. http://www.indeed.com/cmp/CITY-OF-SPOKANE/jobs/Deputy-Fire-Chief-54f0064eb46b7386?q=FIRE.

DEPUTY STATE FIRE MARSHAL 

WA State Patrol.  Closes on Tuesday, 09/15/15 11:59 PM Pacific Time.  Snohomish County WA. $4,340.00 – $5,701.00 Monthly. http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wsp/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1222386&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271.0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E-1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND_KEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E.

FIRE DEPARTMENT DIESEL MECHANIC

East Olympia Fire District #6. Olympia, WA. No Closing date available.  $58,543 to $71,159 DOQ. https://www.dieseljobs.com/Fire-Department-Mechanic-1043109-j.html?gp_source=indeed39

FIREFIGHTER – EMT/PARAMEDIC

City of Richland.  Closes on Sunday, 09/13/15 11:59 PM Pacific Time. $4,601.10 – $5,976.21 Monthly. http://agency.governmentjobs.com/richlandwa/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1232788.

FIREFIGHTER – ENTRY-LEVEL

City of Spokane. Spokane, WA. Closes 9/13/15 @ 2359PDT. $39,651.12 – $78,362.64 Annually. https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/1150196/firefighter-open-entry?utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed

FIREFIGHTER – LATERAL

City of Vancouver. Closes on Saturday, 10/31/15 5:00 PM Pacific Time $66,192.00 – $90,360.00 Annually. http://agency.governmentjobs.com/vancouver/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1237513

FIREFIGHTER – EMT & FF / PARAMEDIC.

Snohomish Co Fire District #1. Everett WA. Closes on 11/9/15, 4pm. No Salary listed. http://jobs.heraldnet.com/Job?data=sX7zKBLRoz%2fmV1GgCkeQf3gUQhDSVZDiyvy7FbkLP2yifcwTQ4J3C6xV6pz0S2dDzGvRkQhGNi8%3d

Good Luck!

[c] 2015 The NW Fire Blog