A distraught woman with a handgun barricaded herself in a Westport home for hours this afternoon. Police Chief Bill Gibson tells KBKW a negotiator from the county was able to help talk the woman out of the house near the 800 block of Ocean Avenue after over 6 hours of securing the neighborhood and talking with her. Gibson said the woman was taken into protective custody, and reports no injuries. An automatic handgun was recovered, no shots were fired. Officers from Westport, Grays Harbor County and the State Patrol assisted.
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RAYMOND, Wash. – A Raymond family awoke to the smell of smoke late last night to find the wall and ceiling around their wood stove was on fire. Fire Chief Todd Strozyk tells us the three were able to quickly escape and call 911 just before midnight Thusday.
Fire crews arrived to flames on the roof and around the chimney of the home in the 100 block of Ocean Avenue, 11 firefighters responded. Some were on scene for a couple of hours overnight watching for hotspots. Strozyk estimated damages at around $20,000 and said that the three people displaced will be staying with family.