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Walla Walla Fire Dept. Capt. Greg Van Donge. Van Donge retired this week after a 37-plus year career. He was the last Walla Walla firefighter still working to have help fight the PG fire on Jan. 1, 1974 in which two Walla Walla firefighters died.

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Last of firefighters to battle fatal '74 blaze retires

Capt. Greg Van Donge served on the Walla Walla Fire Department for more than 37 years.

WALLA WALLA - A Walla Walla firefighter who was the last serving link to one of the department's darkest days is retiring,Capt. Greg Van Donge marked his final day with the city of Walla Walla Fire Department last week, capping a career that spanned more


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