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Larry Hector (blue helmet) and his son Freddy Hector (red helmet) lean shoulder to shoulder to keep an eye on a training fire inside an abandoned home at 430 Owens Road in College Place Saturday morning. Working a fire together for the first time, the Hectors ignited and insured the safety of those participating in the training fire exercise Saturday.

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Walla Walla family has firefighting in their blood

Father and son Larry and Freddy Hector have a history of service but just this weekend fought their first structure fire together.

WALLA WALLA -- Lightning can strike the same spot twice, when that spot is the heart of a boy who looks up to his parents and their service.The Hectors have put out many fires on the old family farms in the hills of Eureka, where in the middle of summ


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