YAKIMA, Wash. -- Fire departments across the county are seeing their number of volunteers dwindle. "They're the backbone of our operation, if it wasn't for the volunteers we couldn't do our job. Not only for the city and the district …

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LAKE JOY, Wash. -- Residents who live around Lake Joy, a quiet community above Carnation in east King County have a firehouse. They have a fire engine. They just don’t have any firefighters. If volunteers don’t step forward to train …

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The Rose Valley Fire Station is in danger of closing unless more volunteer firefighters join up, according to Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue. The station currently has six active volunteer firefighters, the minimum required by the Washington Surveying and Rating …

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