Stories tagged: house fire
Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:35 a.m.
7 people killed in fire at Akron home, fire officials say
A fire chief says seven people have died in a northeast Ohio house fire.
Sun., April 23, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
NYC house fire kills 5, including 3 children
Investigators are scouring for clues about what sparked a deadly, fast-moving house fire in New York City that killed five people, including three children, on a sunny spring afternoon.
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.
Sat., March 11, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
Fire crews rescue iguana from eastern Oregon house fire
Fire crews slipped an oxygen mask over the face of a 20-pound iguana after rescuing the creature from a house fire in Oregon.
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 7:38 p.m.
Family pets die in Spokane Valley house fire
Two cats and a hamster died in a fire that destroyed half a duplex in Spokane Valley Friday.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 10:58 p.m.
Bank employee accused of burning down her Tekoa home for insurance money
When a two-story home in Tekoa became engulfed in flames last fall, few suspected arson.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 5:33 p.m.
Resident, two dogs saved from burning Spokane Valley home
One person was injured in an early morning kitchen fire Saturday but two dogs were rescued from the home unharmed.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
House fire injures man squatting in vacant northwest Spokane home
A man was seriously injured in a house fire started by squatters at an abandoned northwest Spokane home Monday morning.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
Boundary County man crawls for help after burning roof collapses on him
A Boundary County man escaped his burning home after the roof collapsed on him Wednesday and was able to crawl to a neighbor’s home for help.
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016, 6 a.m.
Lacey family ‘starting from scratch’ after Christmas Day house fire
Clothing and furniture can be replaced. But Kristen Doig of Lacey is learning that it’s the little things – items like a set of keepsake “Baby’s First Christmas” ornaments and …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
Two dogs die in Elk house fire
Two dogs have died in a house fire on Bridges Road in Elk, but no people were injured in the blaze.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Woman loses beloved dog in house fire in north Spokane
Nikita Gilbert adopted her dog, a pitbull-boxer mix named Cinnamon, from the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Agency more than a year ago.
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 5:12 p.m.
Deer Park home burns; no injuries reported
A Deer Park home burned down Saturday afternoon, but no one was injured and pets inside the home were able to escape.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 7 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Be a hero, make sure your smoke detectors work
Imagine it: Your house on fire. Your children inside.
Sat., Oct. 29, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
Mother seriously burned while saving three children from Otis Orchards house fire
A mother suffered third-degree burns and collapsed after she saved her three children from their burning home in Otis Orchards late Friday.
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 9:04 a.m.
Three-year-old boy, dog die in Hillyard house fire
A 3-year-old boy who died in a fire late Friday night in Hillyard was found huddled with his dog, who stayed by his side, and a teddy bear.
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016, 7:19 p.m.
Occupants narrowly escape north Spokane house fire; four dogs die
Two people jumped from the second story of a north Spokane house fire early Sunday morning. Four dogs died in the blaze, the Spokane Fire Department said.
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 6:57 a.m.
9 dead in Memphis house fire
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Fire officials in Tennessee say at least seven people are dead after a blaze enveloped a home in Memphis. Fire Department Lt. Wayne Cooke says four adults …
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 1 p.m.
North Idaho firefighter honored for heroism in off-duty rescue
No one trains to dive into a burning building without any protective clothing or breathing apparatus. But when he saw his wheelchair-bound neighbor trapped inside her smoke-filled house last year, …
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 5:35 p.m.
Investigators search for cause of house fire on South Maple
Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of a late night house fire in the 1800 block of South Maple Thursday.
Wed., June 22, 2016, midnight
Valley fire roundup: Cooking oil sets house on fire
Flaming oil started a kitchen fire that did more than $20,000 to a Spokane Valley home recently, but firefighters were able to free a dog trapped in the garage.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
No cause determined for explosion, house fire near Cheney
Fire investigators have been unable to determine the cause of an explosion and house fire near Cheney on April 30 and the remains of the house are unsafe to enter …
Sat., April 30, 2016, 5:56 p.m.
Explosion, fire destroy large Cheney home
An explosion rocked a Cheney area home Saturday while firefighters were inside battling a blaze that would end up gutting the house.
Sat., April 23, 2016, 7:20 p.m.
North Spokane home gutted by fire
A small house was gutted by fire Saturday evening in North Spokane amid worries that the man who lived there may have been trapped inside.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
Nine die in house fire in Ontario aboriginal community
Officials say nine people have died in a house fire in an aboriginal community in northwestern Ontario.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 7:09 a.m.
3 children die, mother survives Centralia fire
Police say a mother is the sole survivor of a house fire that killed three children overnight in southwestern Washington state.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Cause of fire in vacant Spokane home unclear
Investigators are working to the find cause of a Wednesday night fire that damaged a vacant home in northeast Spokane.
Thu., Dec. 24, 2015, 11:51 a.m.
Spokane woman, 89, displaced by Christmas Eve house fire
A Christmas Eve fire displaced Sophie Morehouse, 89, from her home at 904 W. Jackson St. where she’s lived since 1955.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 15, 2015, 9:55 a.m.
Pullman fire early Thursday displaces six WSU students
Six Washington State University students were displaced when fire broke out in their home early Thursday morning.
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015, midnight
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago Two burned bodies were found inside a ramshackle shack near the south bank of the Spokane River at Sheridan Street.