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UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 5:15 p.m.

Man who died in house fire west of Cheney related to property owner

A man who died in a house fire west of Cheney earlier this week is the brother of the property owner.

UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 9:05 a.m.

Owner of charred Shogun Restaurant: ‘We have to rebuild’

Shogan owner Joseph Lee vows to rebuild his popular restaurant.

UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 9:16 p.m.

Adult found dead inside home that caught fire west of Cheney

One person was found dead inside a home that caught fire Tuesday morning west of Cheney.

UPDATED: Sun., April 22, 2018, 10:23 p.m.

Early morning fire ravages Shogun Restaurant east of downtown

A sushi and hibachi restaurant in downtown Spokane’s east end was ravaged by fire Sunday morning.

UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 10:34 p.m.

Fire damages lodge at Idaho’s famed Sun Valley ski resort

A raging fire at a base lodge at Idaho’s famed Sun Valley Resort ski area heavily damaged the building just days after the ski season ended, officials said Thursday.

Houses ravaged by fire in Spokane, Colbert

Two Spokane-area homes were ravaged by unrelated fires Monday morning.

UPDATED: Mon., April 9, 2018, 7:07 p.m.

High-rise retirement community in north Spokane evacuated after fire

A fire forced the evacuation of the top floors of a high-rise senior living complex in north Spokane early Monday.

UPDATED: Sun., April 8, 2018, 1:19 p.m.

Victim in Trump Tower blaze spent time with Andy Warhol

The man killed in a blaze at New York City’s Trump Tower was an art collector who spent time with Andy Warhol, but fell on hard financial times in recent …

What a delivery! Pizza driver saves 2 people from house fire

A Kentucky pizza deliveryman’s customer service was on fire. Literally.

UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018, 8:32 p.m.

Hearts ache, anger surges after Siberian mall fire kills 64

The deaths of 64 people – including 41 children – in a Siberian shopping center fire on March 25 have tormented their loved ones not only with the memories of …

UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 10:26 p.m.

Venezuela AG says 68 dead after riot, fire at police station

Venezuela’s chief prosecutor reported late Wednesday that 68 people were killed by a fire that erupted inside a police station, which townspeople said followed a disturbance by detainees being held …

UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 9:15 p.m.

Woman who died in fire in South Perry neighborhood was homeowner

An elderly woman found dead in a Perry District house fire earlier this month has been identified as the home’s owner.

Thirty-seven dead, 69 missing in Russian shopping center fire

A devastating fire at a shopping center in a Siberian city killed 37 people and left 69 others missing Sunday, many of them children, a Russian state news agency reported.

Crestline home damaged by fire Friday

A home caught fire early Friday morning near Fifth Avenue and Crestline Street in the South Perry district.

Giant animatronic Tyrannosaurus rex goes up in dramatic flames in Colorado

Sixty-six million years ago, Earth’s dinosaurs were suddenly wiped out in a cataclysmic blast of fire and smoke. On Thursday, a similar fate befell a life-size animatronic Tyrannosaurus rex at …

House fire near Hillyard displaces three adults

A north Spokane family was displaced after their home caught fire Saturday morning near Hillyard. Just before 8 a.m., crews with the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 1100 block …

UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 6:08 p.m.

Georgia court rules against Fiat Chrysler in Jeep fire case

Georgia’s highest court on Thursday ruled against Fiat Chrysler, which had appealed a $40 million judgment awarded to the family of a 4-year-old boy who died in a Jeep fire.

UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 10:42 p.m.

Woman found dead in Perry District house fire

Firefighters discovered an elderly woman and a dog dead Thursday morning inside a burning home in Spokane’s Perry District neighborhood.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 7:35 p.m.

Wind creates problems for Spokane Valley firefighters at Otis Orchards house fire

Spokane Valley firefighters battled wind and flames as they responded to an Otis Orchards house fire Sunday afternoon.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 9:09 p.m.

One dead in apartment fire near Liberty Park

A person was killed early Friday in a fire near Spokane’s South Perry District.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 9:26 p.m.

Lengthy investigation names suspect in 2016 arson fires north of Spokane

After an investigation that lasted more than a year, a team of local, state and federal authorities believe they have found the man responsible for three arson fires north of …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 8:35 p.m.

Woman injured in Moses Lake car fire

A Moses Lake woman was badly burned in a car fire after her acquaintance tried filling a garbage can full of gas in the back seat.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 8:07 p.m.

Three injured in Hillyard house fire

A dog died and three people were injured in a house fire in Hillyard Tuesday night.

Spokane may have to pay $330,000 to demolish burned out Hillyard building that likely has asbestos

The building’s owner, Ivan Kriger, has not submitted plans to comply with a building official’s order that the property at 3011 E. Wellesley Ave. be torn down following a November …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 7:08 p.m.

Blackout hits northern Puerto Rico following fire, explosion

An explosion and fire at an electric substation threw much of northern Puerto Rico into darkness late Sunday in a setback for the U.S. territory’s efforts to fully restore power …

Court date scheduled for teen accused of starting Gorge blaze

The teenage boy accused of starting a large wildfire in Oregon’s scenic Columbia River Gorge is scheduled to appear in court next month and enter a plea.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 8:43 p.m.

Child injured in Hillyard mobile home fire

A child was injured in a mobile home fire in Hillyard late Monday night.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 8:38 a.m.

Woman dies after fire on casino boat off Florida’s coast

A female passenger has died hours after a casino boat caught fire off Florida’s Gulf Coast, forcing her and about 50 other passengers and crew to jump into the chilly …

Three injured in NY Trump Tower heating system fire

A fire in Trump Tower’s heating and air conditioning system injured three people and caused smoke to billow from the roof, the Fire Department of New York said Monday.

One dead in Tacoma apartment fire

One person has died in an apartment fire that started when items ignited near a wall heater.