Stories tagged: fire
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.
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
A fire that destroyed two mobile homes and damaged a third early Tuesday morning at Palouse Hills Mobile Court on the 900 block of West Palouse River Drive marks the …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 5:24 p.m.
A wildfire burning northwest of Kettle Falls has leveled at least three homes and threatens another 120.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
Six years later, Cave Canyon is now showing proof of successful rehabilitation efforts.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
The Yakima Fire Department finished mopping up hot spots at Fruit Packers Supply Inc. on Sunday, where the day before a fast-moving fire destroyed two steel buildings, a pair of …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 8:29 p.m.
Peter Strzok, a longtime FBI agent who was removed from the Russia investigation over anti-Trump text messages, has been fired by the agency, his lawyer said Monday.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
More than 25 acres of standing wheat was burned in a fire at the top of the Lewiston Grade Friday evening, and additional structure losses and other disruptions are currently …
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 5 a.m.
While it might seem like wildfires only cause destruction, they are actually a natural and important part of keeping forests healthy.
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 10:08 a.m.
A fire at a laboratory on a former nuclear weapons production site has sent two workers to the hospital.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 10:40 a.m.
Lincoln County fire sparked by sun rays shining through broken glass (and other unusual fire starts)
A field fire that burned roughly 80 acres near Reardan, Washington last week was apparently caused by shards of broken glass.
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
Coming from a county in Virginia whose eastern edge rubs against the nation’s capitol, Spokane Fire Department’s newest deputy fire chief is used to the rain. Lots of rain. And …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 6:39 p.m.
The Angel Springs fire near Davenport is 15 percent contained, with crews from local, state and federal agencies working to contain it.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
The Angel Springs fire, which started Thursday afternoon in Lincoln County, has grown to more than 3,600 acres with mandatory evacuations in place for several surrounding areas.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
An apartment complex on Spokane’s South Hill caught fire Thursday evening, seriously damaging two apartments and the attic.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 5 a.m.
National Guard employs two Black Hawks to help fight wildfires in Eastern Washington.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
A new fast-moving fire has forced mandatory evacuations south of The Dalles.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 6:38 a.m.
A fire sparked near Reardan Tuesday, burning 70 acres and causing Level 3 evacuations.
Mon., July 30, 2018, 4:27 p.m.
Coast guard divers recovered a body Monday near an area of Greece ravaged by a deadly wildfire a week ago the search for more victims focused on the coastline where …
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Fire heavily damages three garages A fast-moving fire in East Central damaged three garages Sunday afternoon.
Sun., July 29, 2018, 10 a.m.
The evacuation order has been lifted for the town of Dubois, Idaho, which is threatened by a wildfire.
Thu., July 26, 2018
The Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to several brush fires during the week of July 16 to July 22.
Wed., July 25, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
The cries for help pierced the choking smoke. Dozens of people bobbed in the sea, forced by the vicious flames into the water. Children held onto adults, and people who …
UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
Fire officials say a small wildfire that sparked near Valleyford on Saturday afternoon is unlikely to grow in size.
UPDATED: Sat., July 21, 2018, 11:08 p.m.
A brush fire broke out near Valleyford, on Belmont Road, and both local and state resources are responding.
UPDATED: Sat., July 21, 2018, 7:27 p.m.
Fire fighters have contained the Upriver Beacon Fire, which led to hundreds of evacuations between North Spokane and Spokane Valley and contributed to smoky conditions Wednesday.
Mon., July 16, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
A wrongful death lawsuit says a fireplace inside an Idaho rental resort cabin exploded, causing the death of four people.
Mon., July 16, 2018
James P. McGoldrick, born in 1859, started in the timber business in Minnesota. Seeing that most of the lumber he sold came from the Northwest, he moved to Spokane in …
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
Amid read flag warnings and a burn ban for Central and Eastern Washington, several fires sparked around Spokane Friday afternoon and evening.
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 11:05 p.m.
A small electrical fire was extinguished by stadium workers and an off-duty firefighter at Avista Stadium on Thursday night.