Stories tagged: fire
UPDATED: Sun., April 23, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
Woman charged in fire that killed 4 at Oregon motel
Felony charges have been filed against a woman accused of starting a fire that killed four people and injured three others at a coastal Oregon motel last summer.
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
Home damaged by fire in East Central Spokane
A home in East Central Spokane was heavily damaged by fire Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
No serious injuries in Loon Lake residential fire that damages multiple buildings
Nobody was injured in a residential fire that destroyed multiple buildings in the Morgan Park neighborhood of Loon Lake on Sunday night, though two people were displaced after their home …
Sun., April 16, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Loon Lake home destroyed in fire Sunday night
A fire destroyed one home and severely damaged another in the Morgan Park neighborhood of Loon Lake on Sunday night.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
Body found in burned car on Makah Indian Reservation
The FBI is investigating after a body was found in a burned car on the Makah Indian Reservation in Washington state.
UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
Repeat offender charged with arson in Atlanta overpass fire
A man charged with arson Saturday in the raging fire that collapsed part of Interstate 85 north of downtown Atlanta has been arrested more than a dozen times, mostly on …
Thu., March 30, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
Massive fire crumbles Atlanta interstate bridge; none hurt
A massive fire caused an interstate bridge to collapse during rush hour Thursday in Atlanta, just minutes after witnesses said police halted traffic and turned cars away from the crumbling …
Thu., March 30, 2017, 7:43 p.m.
Oakland officials: Candle started fire that killed four
A burning candle started a building fire that killed four people and displaced dozens more in Oakland, officials said Thursday.
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:19 p.m.
Multiple violations found days before apartment blaze kills 3 in Oakland
Building inspectors found multiple fire code violations at a Northern California building just three days before a blaze erupted, killing three of the low-income residents.
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
Victim of North Spokane house fire remains hospitalized, condition has improved
Victim of Saturday morning house fire remains hospitalized at Deaconess Hospital, but his condition has improved.
UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
Residents and cat escape early-morning house fire in Spokane Valley
An electrical issue led to an attic fire and a prompt evacuation for the residents and cat of a Spokane Valley home early Sunday morning.
Sat., March 25, 2017, 9 p.m.
Fire destroys apple packing plant in central Washington
A fire in central Washington state destroyed an apple packing plant late Friday and into Saturday but firefighters saved a nearby cold storage building.
UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
World War II veteran dies in house fire in North Spokane
A 95-year-old man died in a house fire early Saturday morning and his son was injured while trying to rescue him.
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Bus taking 26 students on ski trip catches fire; no injuries
Authorities say a bus carrying 26 students on a ski trip caught fire as it made its way up the steep road to Red Lodge Mountain.
Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:18 a.m.
Caretaker, neighbor accused of setting Oregon woman on fire
Official say two northern Oregon women are facing several charges including murder after they were suspected of setting a woman on fire days before Christmas.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
Dog pulled from California fire revived after 20 minutes
California firefighters who spent 20 minutes performing mouth-to-snout resuscitation on a dog they rescued from a burning apartment are being hailed as heroes.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Fire commissioners reprimanded for racial remarks
The Snohomish County Fire District Board of Commissioners has voted to issue a written reprimand to two of its members caught on tape making racially insensitive comments about Mexican laborers.
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
Three WSU students charged in connection to Snake River Fire
Three Washington State University students were charged Monday with gross misdemeanors for allegedly starting an illegal campfire that sparked the Snake River Fire that burned roughly 11,000 acres of land …
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 2:47 p.m.
MAC briefly closed due to overheating elevator motor
A “fire” at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture turned out to be an overheating elevator motor, a spokeswoman said Monday.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
Fire evacuees allowed back near Colorado college town
Hundreds of residents were allowed to return to their homes in the foothills just outside this university city on Monday as firefighters make progress against a wildfire possibly sparked by …
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Illinois paramedic saves infant from submerged SUV
A fast-acting paramedic dove into the frigid water of an Illinois lake where a SUV was submerged on Thursday and found an infant floating inside, then administered CPR on the …
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
Woman who died in Medical Lake house fire identified
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Woman’s body found in Medical Lake house fire
A woman was found dead in the debris of a one-story home that burned early Tuesday in Medical Lake.
Sun., March 12, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
Deaths of Harrisburg firefighter, girl in blaze mourned
A Pennsylvania fire official who was wounded in a crash while responding to fire that killed a young girl has died of his injuries, authorities said.
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
Death toll in Guatemala fire rises to 39 girls
A key Guatemalan official was ordered not to leave the country Saturday as the death toll rose to 39 girls in fire that began when mattresses were set ablaze during …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
Guatemalan president vows change after fire kills 35 girls in shelter
Guatemala’s president called for a restructuring of his country’s youth shelter system following a fire that killed at least 35 girls at an overcrowded government facility for children, while grieving …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Slower winds in forecast could aid crews battling Plains wildfires
The winds fueling deadly wildfires that scorched vast swathes of land in four Plains states finally dropped Thursday, bringing hope to crews trying to contain the blazes.
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 8:59 p.m.
Suspicious fire damages vacant home in Spokane Valley
A suspicious fire damaged a vacant house in Spokane Valley Wednesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Fire hits Guatemala children’s shelter, killing at least 21
A fire swept through the female section of a crowded children’s shelter near Guatemala City early Wednesday, and officials said at least 20 girls died and dozens more were injured.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
Arson charges in Tekoa house fire land three in jail
One woman and two men are in custody on allegations she paid them to burn down her residence in Tekoa, Washington.