Stories tagged: fire
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.
Thu., July 12, 2018, 8:47 p.m.
One person was hospitalized and five pets are missing after an early morning fire tore through a Prosser home.
Wed., July 11, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
A failure in the Warm Springs Lodge’s sprinkler system exacerbated fire, smoke and water damage to the building during a massive fire that broke out April 18, the Ketchum Fire …
Tue., July 10, 2018, 5 a.m.
As the region enters the hottest, driest season, southern Stevens County has two new fire stations to help keep on top of danger.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 8:36 p.m.
Fire crews near Liberty Lake and Cheney are battling a pair of fires, both several acres in size that were reported within an hour of each other Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
An early-morning house fire in north Spokane that displaced 11 people is being investigated as arson.
Thu., July 5, 2018, 9:56 a.m.
The Bureau of Land Management is still investigating the cause of a fire near Lucky Peak Reservoir which began Wednesday evening and has since burned about 60 acres in the …
Wed., July 4, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
QUINCY – A large wildfire near Quincy on Tuesday prompted the assistance of state firefighting resources to help combat the blaze. As of Wednesday, the fire was reported to be …
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 12:13 p.m.
A state incident management team is expected to turn control of the Conrad Fire near Naches back to local agencies Wednesday.
Tue., July 3, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
The Air Force veteran who
Tue., July 3, 2018, noon
Firefighters made significant progress containing a wildfire that has been burning in the Wenas Valley since Sunday afternoon.
Sat., June 30, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Des Moines television station KCCI reported a semitrailer carrying chocolate from Hershey, Pennsylvania, caught fire Wednesday along Interstate 80 near Dexter in west-central Iowa.
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
A stolen vehicle caught fire on Hazard Road while the driver was attempting to evade a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy this morning.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
A Providence street home sustained significant damage after a fire that started in the garage spread to the roof.
Tue., June 26, 2018, 1:52 p.m.
Disgruntled with the U.S. Veterans Administration, a veteran set himself on fire outside the state Capitol in downtown Atlanta on Tuesday, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Tue., June 26, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Rare white alligator stolen after fire kills 43 other reptiles at ‘Swamp Brothers’ sanctuary, authorities say
Authorities are investigating a suspected burglary and arson that led to the theft on an incredibly rare white alligator, and the death of 43 other reptiles at a sanctuary run …
Sun., June 24, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Yakima County Fire Marshal Chris Pederson often arrives after firefighters have started putting out the blaze. But the minute she gets there, she talks to the firefighters first on the …
Tue., June 19, 2018, 4:46 p.m.
Officials say thousands of chickens were killed south of Olympia after a chicken house caught fire at Draper Valley Farms.