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Tag: Key Peninsula Fire Department


UPDATE: Crews performing CPR on kayaker pulled from water off McNeil Island

UPDATE: The kayaker has died. He is a 29-year-old from Lakebay.

Monday night post: A kayaker is in grave condition tonight after his boat overturned and crews pulled him from the water between the Key Peninsula and McNeil Island, according to Key Peninsula Fire.

Two men in their late 20s were kayaking in the area known as Pitt Passage when their boat overturned, fire chief Tom Lique said.

One man made it to shore and was able to call 911 about 7:30 p.m. from a home in the 3700 block of 140th Avenue KP South, when residents there let

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Crews fighting 5-acre Key Peninsula brush fire

Firefighters are working on a brush fire that has spread to 5 acres on the Key Peninsula, according to the Key Peninsula Fire Department.

The blaze is still moving near the 18000 block of 144th Street Kp N, Chief Tom Lique said.

Crews are still assessing whether the fire is threatening homes, but Lique said it’s still moving and hasn’t yet been contained.

“It doesn’t look like there are any homes that are in immediate threat,” he said. “We believe we’re going to get in front of it before anything major happens.”

Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One has personal on

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