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Spokane County Firefighter Dies from Injuries Sustained in Brush Fire

Spokane County Fire District 9

A Spokane County firefighter was died after he was wounded fighting a brush fire Thursday. 

According to a release from Spokane County Fire District 9 Fire Chief Jack Cates, the fire fighter Cody Traber was an 18-year-veteran of the department.

He previously served Stevens County Fire District 1, the Cheney Fire Department and the Department of Natural Resources Arcadia District.

He leaves behind his wife and four children. 

Rebecca White is a 2018 graduate of Edward R Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. She's been a reporter at Spokane Public Radio since February 2021. She got her start interning at her hometown paper The Dayton Chronicle and previously covered county government at The Spokesman-Review.
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