- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 4, 2014

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Gov. Jay Inslee and Washington Lands Commissioner Peter Goldmark showed they’re fit enough to visit fire lines when wildfires break out.

They passed a safety exam called the work capacity test at Capitol Lake in Olympia on Wednesday, walking a mile in less than 15 minutes and quickly deploying an emergency fire shelter.

The test is required every season for officials or reporters who approach a wildfire.

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