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Monday, February 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883


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Barney’s foods fire blamed on overheated roaster

A coffee roaster overheated about 10 a.m. this morning, sending smoke throughout Barney’s Harvest Foods on Dishman-Mica Road.

Building being remodeled at lumber mill catches fire

Spokane firefighters responded this morning to a two-alarm fire at an old lumber yard at 4030 E. Main Ave. The fire is out, but crews remain on scene.

Crews investigating second fire at Crestline apartment

An investigation is under way today to determine the cause of a fire that tore through a boarded-up apartment building that had been badly damaged in a fire in early …

Post Falls woman suffers burns in house fire

A Post Falls woman suffered burns on her leg, feet and arm early today when she attempted to put out a bedding fire started by a space heater placed too …

Vintage restoration

Arbor Crest Wine Cellars plans to continue its summer concerts and weddings this year while its damaged Cliff House undergoes restoration after a Dec. 23 fire. Jim van Loben Sels, …

Suit against former Joel tenant dropped

The developer of a downtown loft project who filed suit in October for damages related to the devastating Joel Building fire has withdrawn the lawsuit. The Lofts at Joel LLC, …

Fire damages North Side home

Fire damaged the front portion of a home in northwest Spokane on Tuesday night, and a woman living there escaped without injury, firefighters said.

Apartment complex blaze likely arson, official says

Firefighters are investigating arson as the possible cause of an apartment complex fire in Spokane Valley, an official said this morning.

Apartment residents briefly evacuated during nearby fire

Firefighters in Post Falls extinguished a small fire adjacent to an East Third Avenue apartment complex Monday night.

Large family has little left after fire

Chad and Kayla Stewart stood outside their gutted Spokane County home Monday trying to figure out how they will piece their lives back together. The Stewarts, who are raising eight …

Fourth fire in Spokane area displaces residents

An early morning fire has damaged apartments on North Crestline Street in Spokane. It was the fourth fire that displaced residents in the Spokane area since early Saturday.

Two badly burned in north Spokane RV fire

Two people were badly burned this evening inside a recreation vehicle parked behind a north Spokane home.

Fire that razed Hayden Lake home under investigation

Fire officials today were trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a 4,000-square-foot home at Hayden Lake on Wednesday night.

Morning fire guts iconic Cliff House

A landmark mansion that overlooks Spokane Valley will be rebuilt after an early morning fire that gutted the historic building’s interior, the general manager said Wednesday. “We can rebuild it,” …

Cliff House fire started by office power strip

An early morning fire gutted the interior of the landmark Cliff House mansion on the grounds of Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, but its owners said they will restore the damage …

Three feared dead in fire

Three people are missing and presumed dead after an early morning apartment fire Tuesday in the historic Curlew School building, authorities said. Two of the missing may be children, confirmed …

Hauser Lake restaurant gutted in late-night fire

Fire damage was so extensive to Chef in the Forest restaurant at Hauser Lake that the fire chief said Monday a cause will be difficult to determine. The fire broke …

Fire guts Chef in Forest at Hauser Lake

Fire late Sunday gutted Chef in the Forest restaurant at Hauser Lake, authorities reported this morning.

Fire cancels classes at Glover Middle School

An electrical fire at Glover Middle School today cancelled classes and forced students to evacuate.

Morning house fire believed caused by short-circuit

An electrical short-circuit was fingered as the possible cause of a house fire this morning that forced two men from their home on the North Side of Spokane.

Fire reported at Nine Mile Falls golf course

A fire broke out at a golf course in Nine Mile Falls today. The fire appeared to be in a maintenance building at the Sun Dance Golf Course, 9725 N …

Woman in serious condition after train crash

Spokane Valley firefighters provided advanced life support Tuesday when Maria L. Walsh’s minivan was broadsided by a train going 48 mph. But they didn’t have to cut apart the mangled …

Blaze destroys couple’s home

A manufactured home was destroyed by a Thursday morning fire that set off ammunition stored inside. One exploding round struck a neighbor who was watching the fire, but she was …

Fire damages power turbine at mill

About 40 workers at the Vaagen Bros. Lumber mill in Colville were sent home Thursday after a fire in the mill’s turbine and electrical equipment disabled operations. Russ Vaagen, the …

40 without work as fire shuts down Colville lumber mill

About 40 workers at the Vaagen Bros. Lumber mill in Colville were sent home Thursday after a fire in the mill’s turbine and electrical equipment disabled operations.

Moses Lake plant workers fought fire

An industrial fire at a silicon plant two miles east of Moses Lake was extinguished this morning by a fire brigade at the plant.

Three homes burn in one day

Fires forced three Spokane Valley families out of their homes this week, but no one was seriously injured. Assistant Fire Marshal Bill Clifford said three adults and two children may …

Man saves Spokane Valley family from house fire

A man on his way to work this morning alerted a family to a house fire that could have killed them, according to the Spokane Valley Fire Department.

Broadway at Pines reopens after fire

Two structure fires in Spokane Valley had firefighters scrambling Tuesday morning.

Pair arrested after downtown Spokane arson

A man and a woman taken into custody during a downtown fire this morning are being charged with second-degree arson, fire officials said this afternoon.