Stories tagged: house fire
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
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
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.
Wed., April 22, 2015
House fire near Northwest Boulevard forces evacuation
A firefighter cradled the wet, shivering bundle close to his chest as he approached Lisa McCarthy. Theodore, a small brown Chihuahua, had just been rescued from McCarthy’s still smoldering home …
Mon., March 16, 2015, 8:32 a.m.
House fire in north Spokane injures one
A house fire early Monday morning injured one person at a north Spokane home.
Thu., Nov. 27, 2014, 7:03 p.m.
Man smells smoke from house, calls 911
A passerbyer who smelled smoke and called 911 may have helped avert a larger fire in a Spokane Valley subdivision this evening.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 15, 2014, 5:57 p.m.
Missing couple presumed dead after arson fire
A couple discovered missing after an arson fire at their home in Spokane Valley Thursday afternoon are presumed dead after their car was found Friday in Benewah County with two …
Sat., Aug. 2, 2014
Neighbors, workers help douse Liberty Lake fire
A road construction crew and neighbors saved the day for one homeowner recently whose deck caught on fire. The fire was reported in the 500 block of South Shoreline Drive …
Thu., July 24, 2014, 11:02 a.m.
Morning house fire injures 1, displaces residents
A house fire that initially trapped one man in a basement in northwest Spokane early Thursday caused $75,000 worth of damage, according to a news release.
Sat., March 22, 2014, 7:45 p.m.
Two house fires keep Spokane Fire crews busy
The Spokane Fire Department was stretched thin Saturday by two major fires, several brush fires and a chimney fire. Crews were called to the 800 block of East Brady Avenue …
Thu., Feb. 20, 2014, 1:09 p.m.
Fund set up for firefighter’s family
A fund has been set up to benefit Pete and Rachelle Flatt, whose home was significantly damaged in a fire Tuesday night in Spokane Valley’s Ponderosa neighborhood. Pete Flatt is …
Thu., Feb. 20, 2014
Firefighter’s wife rescues own family
The wife of a firefighter rescued their three sleeping children Tuesday night from the couple’s burning home in the Ponderosa neighborhood of Spokane Valley. Rachelle Flatt noticed flames on the …
Sat., Jan. 18, 2014, 10:15 p.m.
Woman found dead in burning Post Falls home
A woman was found dead in a house fire in Post Falls on Saturday evening. Police and Kootenai Fire and Rescue responded to a reported fire at a home on …
Sat., Nov. 9, 2013, 4:16 p.m.
Firefighters extinguish blaze in North Spokane; woman and five children displaced
Spokane firefighters responded to a house fire on Bridgeport Avenue and Market Street on Saturday, displacing a woman and five children.
Sat., Oct. 26, 2013
Hot ashes spark fire at Valley home
Hot ashes were to blame for a fire that largely consumed a home at 5523 N. Best Road on Sunday. A passing driver spotted the flames and called it in. …
Fri., Aug. 9, 2013
Two homes lost to South Hill blaze
John Alfred didn’t hear the explosion before a fire ripped through three homes on the South Hill on Thursday, but he felt it. “I couldn’t figure out what the heck …