Stories tagged: fire
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 11:21 A.M.
Early morning RV fire sends one man to hospital for minor injuries
An early morning RV fire sent one man to the hospital early Friday morning.
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 8:09 A.M.
Man accused of causing wildfire with fireworks pleads guilty
A 19-year-old man accused of sparking a Boise-area wildfire that destroyed one home and threatened dozens more has pleaded guilty.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 6:02 P.M.
Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp
Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land, and authorities moved to arrest some who …
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 7:19 P.M.
Spokane Valley family escapes burning home thanks to smoke alarm
A Spokane Valley family safely evacuated their home early this morning after a small house fire ravaged parts of the attic.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 7:21 P.M.
Anchorage apartment complex fire kills 2, injures 16
pre-dawn fire that swept through an apartment complex in Alaska’s largest city and burned for hours killed at least two people and injured at least 16, authorities said Wednesday.
TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 10:07 P.M.
Oakland fire chief goes on leave two months after deadly warehouse fire
Oakland Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed, whose department has come under criticism for what many consider lax inspection at the Ghost Ship warehouse where 36 people died in December, has …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 5:43 P.M.
Three face murder charges in 1993 Los Angeles apartment fire
Three gang members accused in a 1993 fire set to retaliate against an attempt to quell drug sales at a Los Angeles apartment building were charged Tuesday with murder after …
TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 12:15 P.M.
Planned Parenthood: ‘We’re not dead yet’
It has been one year since the Planned Parenthood clinic in Pullman reopened after its building was heavily damaged in an unsolved arson in 2015. Karl Eastlund, the chief executive …
SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017, 3:30 P.M.
Arrests made in 1993 Los Angeles fire that killed 10
Police have arrested several people for a 1993 apartment building fire that killed 10 people, including seven children, it was announced Saturday.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 10:03 P.M.
More than 100 injured in fire at Philippines factory complex
More than 100 workers, including three Japanese, were injured and at least three were missing in a fire that hit a huge factory south of Manila and sent thousands of …
SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 10:23 P.M.
3 people found dead inside Washington state home after fire
Three people were found dead inside a Kitsap County home that was engulfed in flames and authorities on Saturday searched for the homeowner, who was missing along with his truck, …
SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 7:01 P.M.
Texas mosque destroyed in early-morning blaze; cause unknown
An early-morning fire Saturday destroyed a Texas mosque that was a target of hatred several years ago and experienced a burglary just a week ago.
THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 7:52 A.M.
Two injured as crews battle fire at apartments in Seattle area
Authorities say two firefighters were injured as crews battled a large blaze at an apartment complex under construction north of Seattle in the suburb of Lynnwood.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 11:39 A.M.
NASA displays Apollo capsule hatch 50 years after fatal fire
A relic from America’s first space tragedy is finally going on display this week, 50 years after a fire on the launch pad killed three astronauts at the start of …
TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 4:06 P.M.
Sunday’s fatal house fire in Spokane Valley caused by child playing with a heat source
Sunday’s fatal house fire in Spokane Valley –
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Trustees vow to replace hospital destroyed by fire
From our archive, 100 years ago
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 7:04 A.M.
Woman pulled from burning car recounts experience, heroic actions by Spokane police officer
Kimberly Novak’s night began with a trip to get ice cream. It ended with her being dragged out through the window of her burning car by a newfound friend. Friday …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2017, 11:33 P.M.
Early morning fire kills child, injures mother in Spokane Valley
A fatal house fire in Spokane Valley early Sunday morning left one female child dead and an adult female injured.
SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Fire forces complete evacuation of St. Luke’s Hospital
From our archive, 100 years ago
SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2017, 10:22 A.M.
44 need hospital care after nightclub fire in Bucharest
Fire engulfed a popular nightclub in Bucharest, the Romanian capital, early Saturday, sending 44 people to the hospital, including one who was seriously injured, officials said.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, 9:38 P.M.
Iran shocked by deadly fire, collapse of Tehran high-rise
A historic high-rise building in the heart of Iran’s capital caught fire and later collapsed Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and leaving their stunned colleagues and bystanders weeping in …
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 9:11 A.M.
Dog lovers gather to remember 19 dogs who died in Tumwater fire
A half-dozen dog lovers gathered at twilight Sunday at Percival Landing to remember the 19 dogs that died in a Tumwater fire 10 days ago.
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 8:03 A.M.
4 injured, 6 children missing after house fire in Baltimore
A woman and three children are injured and six more children in the family remain unaccounted for after an early morning house fire in northeast Baltimore, a fire official said …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 4:16 P.M.
Two women found dead in Washington fire were reportedly decapitated
Officials say two women found dead in a Tacoma house fire last week were decapitated by a man during a drug binge.
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 9:53 P.M.
Authorities: Victims appear to be part of murder-suicide
Five people, including three children, found dead in a burned home in western Oregon appear to have been part of a murder-suicide, authorities said Friday.
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 8:20 A.M.
Fire torches house in north Spokane
Firefighters are investigating a blaze that badly damaged a home in north Spokane early Tuesday.
FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2016, 9:02 P.M.
Raging blaze burns a dozen storefronts; 3 firefighters hurt
A fire has raged through more than a dozen storefronts on a block in New York City, injuring three firefighters.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016, 7:51 A.M.
Oregon bans use of Chinese lanterns in 2017
Oregon residents will no longer be allowed to release sky lanterns into the air under a new law set to take effect in 2017.
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 8:49 A.M.
East Idaho warehouse fire puts 65 people out of work
About 65 people are out of work after a fire destroyed a warehouse in the eastern Idaho city of Ucon.
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2016, 1:16 P.M.
Attacker sets gas station employee on fire, killing him
Authorities say an attacker entered a Northern California gas station, sprayed an employee behind the counter with a flammable liquid and set him on fire, killing him.