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Three-alarm fire guts the Ugly Duck

A fire Thursday gutted one of three buildings that make up the Ugly Duck complex at 1725 W. Sinto Ave. The Spokane Fire Department sent 14 of 17 companies to …

Suspected Arson Destroys Savage Land Pizza

Spokane Valley firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze Monday morning that destroyed a well-known eatery. Fire Chief Mike Thompson said an investigator found signs of a burglary and believes the fire …

Fire damages South Hill home near 27th Avenue and Southeast Boulevard

Spokane Fire Battalion Chief Steve Sabo said a woodstove is likely to blame for a fire at 2627 Southeast Boulevard Thursday morning. The fire started in the basement and caused …

Fire damages garage in northeast Spokane

A fire at 6:29 a.m. Tuesday damaged a garage at 3422 N. Thor St. in northeast Spokane. Battalion Chief Ken Kirsch describes how firefighters knocked down the fire that had …

Fire damages South Hill home

Spokane Fire Battalion Chief Steve Sabo describes the fire that damaged a home Tuesday at 1208 W. 13th Avenue on Spokane’s South Hill. The fire was confined to a wall …

West Plains fire destroys mobile home

Spokane County Fire District 10 Chief Nick Scharff describes the 4:37 a.m. Tuesday fire that destoryed the unoccupied mobile home at 15110 W. Thorpe Road. The fire was spotted by …

Fire destroys RV north of Spokane

Deputy Fire Chief Mike Van Heel discusses the Monday morning fire at 7417 N. Altamont St. that destroyed a man’s RV. Firefighters from Spokane County Fire District 9 were able …

Fire damages Spokane Valley home

Neighbor Bob Rands talks about the fire at 9600 East Holman Road on Wednesday. Spokane Valley Fire Deputy Chief Lonnie Rash said the ceiling collapsed forcing firefighters to retreat.

Red Top Motel Fire

Spokane Valley Fire Battalion Chief Warren “Coop” Kennett describes the Thursday morning fire that damaged the Red Top Motel at 7217 E. Trent

Storage Unit fire

Fire has heavily damaged five storage units and affected at least 17 at a north Spokane storage facility. Firefighters have extinguished the blaze and are mopping up at Self Storage, …

House fire

An explosion and fire caused extensive damage to a house at 5727 N. Calispel St. Tuesday morning.

Stevens Elementary

Stevens Elementary students were evacuated for a short time Thursday morning when fumes were smelled in the building. It turned out they were from a product used to clean paint …

House fire

A family of four watched as firefighters punched out windows and ripped through walls to make sure a blaze in their West Plains home was out this morning. But no …

Workers trapped in rising water

Assistant Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer describes the perilous situation two Spokane city water workers faced Friday morning before they were rescued by co-workers and firefighters.

Fire at the Corbin Mansion

Firefighters quickly knocked down and contained a blaze to the attic at the Corbin Mansion, Aug. 21, 2007, but the historic building did not escape damage.

Brush fire in North Spokane

Crew from district 4 responds to a series of mysterious fires on the North Side

Beacon Hill fire quickly doused

The Spokane Fire Department put-out a small, Monday morning fire just north of Minnehaha Park. Officials aren’t sure what caused it, but are happy that the fire didn’t spread.

Williams statement

Fire Chief Bobby Williams talks to the media about the Whitley Fuel fire Tuesday, July 24, 2007.

Bobby Williams Q and A

Fire Chief Bobby Williams answers questions during a press conference Tuesday, July 24, 2007.

After the smoke cleared

The morning after the Whitley Fuel fire, firefighters continued to deal with flare-ups, neighbors faced their own challenges and some were grateful that the fire wasn’t worse.

Fuel truck explosion in northeast Spokane

The Spokane Fire Department have the upper hand on a massive fire in northeast Spokane. The fire started with a fuel container containing biodiesel about 5:30 p.m. at Whitley Fuel …

Fire at Seventh and Altamont

Spokane Firefighters stopped a house fire Monday morning at Seventh Avenue and Altamont Street before it could destroy the home.

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Quick action prevents Summit fire’s spread

A nearby construction crew helped Spokane firefighters extinguish an afternoon blaze along Summit Boulevard, just above the Spokane River.

Firefighters plant hope

Station 15 firefighters befriended Dennis and Chris Deardorff over two years of visits to help Chris who was dying of diabetes. Just two days after her death, the firefighters returned …

Fireworks cause Mead fire

District 9 Deputy Fire Chief Bob Waldron describes what caused a Monday morning fire in Mead.


Jerry Shaw, Station 4 Spokane Firefighter, discusses a river rescue.