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Washington National Guard Engineer Company set to deploy to Kuwait

02.03.16 — Snohomish based company will conduct vertical construction missions to include new construction, remodels, tear-downs,.... Read More »

Legislation helps Guard retain civilian jobs while on state service

02.02.16 — Bills under consideration by the Legislature help ensure soldiers and airmen returning from fighting wildfires, floods.... Read More »

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What to do if you encounter downed power lines
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What to do if you encounter downed power lines

Assume all downed power lines are energized. Do not drive over downed power lines. Stay in your car.

How to avoid Carbon Monoxide poisoning
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How to avoid Carbon Monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide - the Silent Killer. This gas has no odor or color and is very dangerous. Each year people suffer from illness or even death due to carbon monoxide poisoning.  Learn what carbon monoxide does to the body and the actions you can take to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning.

When's the best time to create an emergency plan?
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When's the best time to create an emergency plan?

Talk to your family today about emergency planning. (En espanol: No Espere. Comuniquese. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iScjFBMEmLI)

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