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Mon., July 22, 2013, 5:08 p.m.

PM Scanner Traffic — 7.22.13

  • 5:45 p.m. Semi parked w/o cones & trailer partly on I-90 @ e/b Huetter rest stop.
  • 5:39 p.m. Fireman on canyon fire tells buddy that 2 young boys are watching canyon fire slightly above him, adding: "Sorry to give you extra work (to chase them off). Second fireman responds that "a cold sports drink would go a long ways right now."
  • 5:35 p.m. Male sitting in disabled, black Ford Explorer in dangerous spot @ I-90/Idaho bridge, PF.
  • 5:25 p.m. Female at "splash pad" -- unknown location -- yelling, trying to hit children.
  • 5:09 p.m. 6 inches of loose gravel reported @ s/b H95/MP 413.9 (Vogel Road).
  • 5:06 p.m. Vehicle reportedly ran over female pedestrian's leg @ Prairie/Meyer, Rathdrum.
  • 4:55 p.m. USFS "fleet crash" reported on USFS Road 239/Old River Road.
  • 4:39 p.m. Post Falls brush fire slowly moving up ridge toward houses on other side.
  • 4:13 p.m. Motorcyclist in orange helmet speeding @ 100 mph on H41/Seltice Way.
  • 4:06 p.m. Theft of wallet reported in 600 block of E. Haycraft/CdA.
  • 16 more items + AM Scanner Traffic link below
  • 4:04 p.m. Illegal burned reported in 34400 block of N. Raven Place, Bayview.
  • 3:51 p.m. Someone suffering an allergic reaction @ Wyoming/Greensferry/Rathdrum.
  • 3:39 p.m. Fireman responds to question re: remote fire below Post Falls Dam: "Only way to get a fire truck is to fly it in by helicopter." He says work crews would be ineffective on rocky ground.
  • 3:30 p.m. Smoke reported from Idaho Veneer silo, had been checked earlier today.
  • 3:26 p.m. Brush fire below Post Falls Dam now about 250 to 300 feet in diameter.
  • 3:20 p.m. Non-injury accident reported @ 4th/Roosevelt, Midtown Coeur d'Alene.
  • 3:16 p.m. Post Falls fireman has spotted flames from remote fire below Avista Island, figures approximate 100 feet in diameter, slow moving.
  • 2:57 p.m. Post Falls fireman says that respondents searching for fire keep running into sheer walls as trails tend to end in dead-ends.
  • 2:52 p.m. KCSO vehicle involved in "fleet crash" in department parking lot.
  • 2:50 p.m. 2 teen boys hopped fence of vacant property in 1000 block of E2nd/Post Falls.
  • 2:33 p.m. Post Falls firemen using ATVs, off Wagonwheel Road/PF, to locate fire (2:01 item).
  • 2:16 p.m. Post Falls firefighters trying to figure out how to access grass fire (2:01 item).
  • 2:02 p.m. Snyder's Thrift Store, 1220 Government Way/CdA, reports found property.
  • 2:01 p.m. Small grass fired burning south of Avista Dam Island in canyon on Spokane River/PF.
  • 1:32 p.m. Shirtless male in blue jeans & female w/red purse hitchhiking on e/b I-90/Potlatch Hill.
  • 12: 59 p.m. Moving van blocking half of Player Drive in Coeur d'Alene Golf Course area.
  • AM Scanner Traffic

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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