Stories tagged: house fire
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 1:17 p.m.
Wood stove blamed for Hillyard house fire
An improperly installed wood stove caused a house fire in Hillyard, according to the Spokane Fire Department.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
Woman dead following house fire in Salem
A woman has died following a house fire in Salem.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 1:10 p.m.
Man injured in Hillyard house fire
A man suffered minor burns from a late night house fire in Hillyard.
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
Family displaced after early morning house fire in East Central
A family in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood was displaced Sunday morning after a fire tore through their home.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
Spokane Valley car crash ignites natural gas, setting fire to car, nearby home
A car crashed into a gas meter Wednesday night in Spokane Valley, igniting escaping natural gas that caught the vehicle and a nearby home on fire.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, noon
Coroner confirms victim in Idaho police shooting, house fire
The Ada County Coroner’s Office has officially confirmed the identity of the 84-year-old woman who died in an Idaho house fire that erupted shortly after a home invasion.
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Family identifies victims in police shooting, house fire
Family members say they have positively identified two people who died in a Meridian house fire after an officer-involved shooting.
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Officials work to ID victims in police shooting, house fire
Authorities say two bodies found in the wreckage of a burned-down house after an officer-involved shooting likely won’t be identified until after dental records are found or DNA testing is …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
Family of six homeless after house fire near U.S. Highway 195
A house fire south of Spokane quickly spread to nearby brush, forcing the temporary closure of the southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 195 early Friday afternoon.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
Dog dies in Spokane Valley house fire with no working smoke detectors
A dog died in a house fire in Spokane Valley early Tuesday morning.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
Bee bumble: Homeowner tries to burn nest, sets home ablaze
A man’s attempt to burn bees out of their nest backfired after the ill-advised extermination method caught fire to a Georgia home, destroying most of it.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Dad, 2 kids burned in house fire near Richland
Authorities say a man and his two children were critically injured in a house fire west of Richland.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 11:41 p.m.
Man injured as he jumps from second floor of burning home
A man was injured late Tuesday night in a fire in north Spokane. Firefighters were called to a home at 1714 N. Post St. about 9:30 p.m.
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
Moses Lake woman who died in house fire identified
The person who died in a Moses Lake house fire Thursday morning has been identified as 84-year-old Lora Smart.
Sat., June 17, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Spokane woman pleads guilty to arson in connection with Tekoa house fire
A Spokane woman pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree arson Friday as part of a plea agreement with the Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
Two dogs die in Spokane Valley house fire despite efforts from neighbors, fire crews
Two dogs died in a mobile home fire Wednesday evening despite the efforts of neighbors and crews from the Spokane Valley Fire Department.
Sat., June 10, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
Dog dies in Spokane Valley house fire
A dog died in a Spokane Valley house fire late Friday night, but the two people inside were able to escape without injury.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 2:51 p.m.
Arrest made in deadly fire that killed Ohio family of 7
Last week’s deadly fire that killed an Akron family of seven has been ruled to be arson, officials announced Tuesday afternoon during a press conference at the Akron Police Department.
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.