Stories tagged: apartment fires
Mon., July 15, 2013
Blaze torches Pullman housing
PULLMAN — Fire investigators Sunday pored over the ruins of four unoccupied apartment buildings demolished in what officials say was a suspicious blaze. The early-morning fire Sunday destroyed half of …
Thu., Sept. 27, 2012
Tuesday apartment fire was likely an accident
The cause of a four-alarm blaze at a South Hill apartment complex was likely “electrical in nature” and accidental, authorities said Wednesday. The blaze was the biggest fire in Spokane …
Thu., Aug. 25, 2011
Another fire, more need
At least 90 people have been burned out of their homes and apartments this month in what’s become a bad August for residential fires in Spokane. Residents of a three-story …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2011
Blaze destroys 23 apartments
Quinton Baker was asleep in his bottom-floor apartment early Wednesday when he heard pounding. It was his upstairs neighbor, frantically trying to alert him to a blaze that was threatening …
Wed., Aug. 10, 2011, 4:18 p.m.
23 apartments burn in 3-alarm N. Spokane fire
A three-alarm fire in North Spokane destroyed 23 units in an apartment building. Twenty-two units were occupied, and all residents escaped unharmed, fire officials said.
Thu., Nov. 4, 2010
Access slows firefighter response at apartment blaze
It took 28 firefighters and extra work to lay a hose line by hand before firefighters could stop a dangerous fire that started in an apartment garage and nearly spread …
Wed., July 8, 2009, 11:04 a.m.
7 people escape fire that destroyed apartments
Five adults and two children managed to escape their apartments Wednesday morning when the north Spokane converted home they lived in was destroyed by fire.
Wed., June 24, 2009, 11:37 a.m.
Woman killed in Moscow duplex blaze
Authorities say one person has died from severe burns suffered in a fire at Moscow duplex.
Wed., Feb. 25, 2009
Clothing near heater caused blaze
Spokane fire investigators determined clothes too close to a heater caused a blaze Saturday in a three-story apartment building, which displaced 26 residents until Tuesday. The building – with the …
Mon., Feb. 23, 2009
In brief: Apartment fire forces evacuations
Spokane fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of a blaze that broke out at a three-story apartment building that forced almost 40 residents to evacuate late Saturday. There …