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Emily Gillespie

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Fire official: Battle Ground family displaced after attic fire

By Emily Gillespie August 28, 2015 10:49 a.m.

A Battle Ground family of five was displaced after an attic fire destroyed their manufactured home this morning.

Police arrest wanted man after six-hour search in Washougal

By Emily Gillespie August 27, 2015 8:05 p.m.

Police searched for two wanted men for about six hours Wednesday, finally arresting one of the men after finding him hiding in the bedroom of a nearby residence.

Firefighters douse blaze along I-5 near La Center

By Emily Gillespie August 26, 2015 11:52 a.m.

Firefighters quickly doused a brush fire along Interstate 5 near the La Center exit this morning.

State patrol: Camas police officer involved in crash

By Emily Gillespie August 26, 2015 11:44 a.m.

A Camas police patrol car with emergency lights activated was involved in a crash Tuesday night. No one was injured.

Vancouver police, Clark College drilling today

By Emily Gillespie August 26, 2015 9:13 a.m.

If you see heavy police presence on campus at Clark College -- don’t worry, it’s just a drill.

Downed power lines cause blaze in Fargher Lake area

By Emily Gillespie August 24, 2015 11:06 a.m.

Downed power lines caused a small grass fire Sunday night in the Fargher Lake area near Amboy.

Officials: Gold Rush Fire 100 percent contained

By Emily Gillespie August 24, 2015 10:06 a.m.

Firefighters on Sunday night completely contained a wildfire that burned about 60 acres of land in western Skamania County, several miles past Dougan Falls.

Corrections deputies cleared in jail homicide

By Emily Gillespie August 21, 2015 7:50 p.m.

Corrections deputies acted lawfully when they were involved in a March 20 struggle with a jail inmate who later died, according to a written finding by Clark County Prosecuting Attorney Tony Golik.

Clark County firefighters aid in wildfire response around Northwest

By Emily Gillespie and Andy Matarrese August 21, 2015 7:17 p.m.

Thirty-two fire personnel from Clark County fire agencies, along with five local Red Cross volunteers, are currently deployed to help with wildfires around the Northwest.

Police: Driver inattention causes crash on SR 503

By Emily Gillespie August 21, 2015 10:46 a.m.

Washington State Patrol said that driver inattention caused an early morning crash Friday on state Highwya 503.

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