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By Brandon Cline

Two convicts escape from fire crew


August 16, 2017

State and local law enforcement officials have begun a manhunt for two convicted criminals who escaped from a Department of Natural Resources fire crew in Goldendale at around 2:30 a.m. on August 15.

The convicts were from the Olympics Corrections Center and escaped from their fire camp, which was located at Goldendale Middle School. They were in town to aid in the Headwater Fire on Satus Pass.

In a press release, the Washington State Department of Corrections said that Tyray Munter, 30, and Maksim Petrovskiy, 22, escaped from their DNR fire crew about 15 minutes prior to when correctional employees conducted a bed check. The employees found that Munter’s and Petrovskiy’s beds had bee...

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