Stories tagged: fire
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 5:13 p.m.
An under-construction parking garage caught fire on the South Hill on Friday night.
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 5:02 p.m.
Firefighters responded to a house fire Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. on the corner of North Cincinnati Street and East Carlisle Avenue.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
Could a megafire similar to those menacing California erupt in Spokane? Expert says ‘It’s just a matter of time’
Washington and the rest of the Pacific Northwest have been dealing with an increasingly extended and costly fire season – spurred by rising temperatures due to climate change. This year …
Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 8:43 p.m.
Spokane firefighters responded to a house fire at 700 N. Altamont St. that started at about 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 6:09 p.m.
Lime has pulled about 2,000 of its electric rental scooters from the streets of Los Angeles, San Diego and Lake Tahoe, saying a battery defect in one model could cause …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 3:23 p.m.
Outdoor recreational fires are now allowed in Spokane county and city.
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 8:12 p.m.
Firefighters responded to a garage fire in Spokane Valley at 4:45 p.m. Thursday that also burned part of a car, but quickly put it out before it could spread to …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 11:31 a.m.
Two dozen Gendron painting are for sale in an attempt to help the popular artist get back on his feet.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 8:09 a.m.
At about 2:15 a.m., Spokane firefighters arrived to the home at 111 E. Sinto Ave. as heavy smoke and flames poured from the building. Tenants would later tell firefighters they …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
Spokane Valley firefighters extinguished a small fire burning in Longhorn BBQ Tuesday evening.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
A fire tore through a mobile home park in Okanogan County’s Elmer City on Tuesday, destroying several homes and displacing multiple families.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
A house in the area of Gonzaga University was severely damaged by fire Thursday night.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 6:24 p.m.
County fire crews are battling at least two brush fires along Interstate 90, near Medical Lake and Cheney.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 7:07 a.m.
Two units in a historic apartment building near downtown Spokane were damaged by flames Monday morning. Police arrested a woman on suspicion of arson following the fire that neighbors say …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 5:31 p.m.
Flames were reported by a neighbor in the 19400 block of W. Bowie Road, according to fire officials. They were able to contain the damage to the shop, and there …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 2:58 p.m.
Two people escaped Sunday night when a fire tore through their home near Bridgeport, Washington, but another two residents remained unaccounted for Monday afternoon, according to Douglas County Sheriff Kevin …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
A woman was killed early Friday in an apartment fire in Hillyard.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 5 p.m.
The wealthy stock trader took elaborate steps to conceal the network of tunnels beneath his house in this Washington, D.C., suburb. Even the young man helping him dig them didn’t …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
A squirrel that caused a short circuit in a electric transformer is suspected of starting a 4,500-acre wildfire that threatened 50 homes in the Benton City area over the holiday …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
Idaho is reviewing its program for temporarily releasing prison inmates to help fight wildfires after an inmate was charged with raping a woman working at a remote Utah firefighting base …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
Firefighters found bone fragments from a collection in the still-smoldering National Museum, an official said Tuesday, raising hopes that a famed skull might somehow have survived a massive blaze that …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 7:37 p.m.
Quick response from firefighters stopped a Spokane Valley gas station from going up in smoke Monday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 9:56 p.m.
Firefighters dug through the burned-out hulk of Brazil’s National Museum on Monday, a day after fire roared through the building, as the country mourned the irreplaceable treasures lost and pointed …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Once the flames are out, Yakima County fire investigator Chris Pedersen gets busy figuring out why the fire started
Yakima County Fire Marshal Chris Pedersen is the local equivalent to Sherlock Holmes, with two key differences: She investigates fires, not crimes; and she doesn’t have a Watson – at …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 5:36 p.m.
A Spokane area man sustained burns to 30 percent of his body Tuesday after he lit a cigarette while transporting open containers of gasoline in front of the Multicare Valley …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
A motor home was destroyed and a pet killed Tuesday night in a fire west of Cheney.
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
At least 18 people were killed in a fire at a resort hotel in China’s northeastern city of Harbin early Saturday, state news agency said.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
A discarded cigarette is to blame for a deadly Spokane Valley condominium fire Sunday, according to fire investigators.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 19, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
An early morning house fire displaced a family and damaged a house Sunday at 808 E. Bridgeport Ave.
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
An Alaska man was taken into custody Friday after being indicted on murder and other charges in a fire that burned an Anchorage apartment complex and killed three people.