Stories tagged: Spokane Fire Department
Mon., June 15, 2015, 12:14 p.m.
Four Spokane fire departments enter aid agreement to speed dispatches
Four of the largest fire departments in Spokane County announced an agreement on today that will send the nearest fire or medical crew to emergency calls. No longer will department …
Fri., June 12, 2015
Officials say man confessed to setting North Side fire
One man is in jail after an arson fire that ravaged a small building Thursday morning on North Monroe Street, leaving several tenants without a home. Spokane firefighters responded to …
Fri., May 29, 2015
Victims were shot to death before house fire
Spokane County detectives believe a fire department lieutenant, his wife and her adult son were shot to death, then whoever did it set fire to the family’s home to destroy …
Thu., May 28, 2015
Spokane fire lieutenant, missing since blaze, called true friend
Spokane Fire Lt. Terry Canfield, missing since a Tuesday morning triple-fatal fire, was called a true friend on Wednesday by those acquainted with him. The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office …
Wed., May 27, 2015, 7:20 p.m.
Fire where 3 died labeled ‘suspicious’
Spokane Fire Lt. Terry Canfield, missing since a Tuesday morning triple-fatal fire, was being called a true friend on Wednesday by those acquainted with him.
Wed., May 27, 2015
Fire south of Deer Park leaves 3 dead
Three people were found dead Tuesday in a fire that consumed part of a Deer Park-area house owned by a lieutenant in the Spokane Fire Department. Fire officials were unable …
UPDATED: Tue., May 26, 2015, 6:52 p.m.
Three dead at scene of early morning fire
Three people are dead following an early morning fire Tuesday that consumed part of a home southeast of Deer Park. The home is owned by a Spokane Fire Department lieutenant.
Tue., May 26, 2015
Spokane man’s 343 stair-climbs honor firefighters lost on 9/11
Spokane Fire Department Capt. Roger Libby was on a mission Monday. He would complete his 343rd stair-climb, in honor of the 343 New York firefighters who died in the Sept. …
Tue., May 26, 2015
Memorial project honors Spokane firefighters who died in the line of duty
A fire captain who died 121 years ago was honored Monday with a plaque and a ceremony, the last of 17 members of the Spokane Fire Department recognized over the …
Fri., May 8, 2015
Plane plunges, sinks in river
Two men in a plane that crashed during a test flight and sank into the Spokane River near Felts Field Thursday afternoon died after they were underwater for nearly 30 …
UPDATED: Thu., May 7, 2015, 10:56 p.m.
Two dead in plane crash in Spokane River
Two men were pulled from a single-engine airplane that crashed into the Spokane River this afternoon near Felts Field, authorities said.
Mon., May 4, 2015, 9:53 p.m.
Man burned trying to fight house fire
A 45-year-old man suffered burns to his hands and face Monday evening while attempting to put out a fire in a home at 1003 W. Frederick in North Spokane.
Sun., May 3, 2015, 10:25 a.m.
Students stuck in Steam Plant elevator en route to prom
Ten Mt. Spokane High School students nearly missed prom – perhaps deservedly – when they got stuck in an elevator. The group was in the elevator after finishing dinner at …
Sat., May 2, 2015, 10:15 p.m.
Firefighters rescue Mt. Spokane students headed to prom from elevator
Ten Mt. Spokane High School students nearly missed prom – perhaps deservedly – when they got stuck in an elevator.
Sat., May 2, 2015
Fire blamed on ex-resident
A woman who lives at a Hillyard home significantly damaged by fire early Friday says the blaze was likely set by a man who was just kicked out. The Spokane …
Fri., May 1, 2015, 8:22 p.m.
Family believes former resident set fire to Hillyard home
A woman who lives at a Hillyard home significantly damaged by fire early Friday says the blaze was likely set by a man who was just kicked out.
Wed., April 29, 2015
Fire station opening in Eagle Ridge in May
A new fire station at the foot of southwest Spokane’s Eagle Ridge development will open next month and should cut emergency response times for the Latah Valley in half, city …
Fri., April 24, 2015
Fire departments bill trucker for hazmat cleanup
Local fire departments are asking a trucking company to pay for overtime and other costs related to a leaking tanker truck that forced the closure of Interstate 90 for 18 …
Tue., March 31, 2015
Suspicious house fires put family’s renovation plans on hold
Suspicious Sunday morning fires on the lower South Hill have put one woman’s plans to revitalize the street temporarily on hold. The fire, reported just after 6 a.m. Sunday, damaged …
UPDATED: Mon., March 30, 2015, 4:14 p.m.
Suspicious South Hill fires put revitalization plans on hold
Suspicious Sunday morning fires on the lower South Hill have put one woman’s plans to revitalize the street temporarily on hold.
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.
Mon., Feb. 23, 2015
Small plane crashes east of downtown Spokane
The pilot of a small airplane was critically injured Sunday when the single-engine Piper Malibu crashed east of downtown Spokane. The private plane, registered with an owner in Alberta, had …
Fri., Feb. 20, 2015
Handling of Spokane transgender attack detailed in report
The Spokane police officer in charge of the initial response to the assault of a transgender woman in Boots Bakery and Lounge said witnesses didn’t report any sexual slurs or …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2015
Police report says officers didn’t mistreat transgender victim
Spokane police say they found no evidence to support allegations that officers behaved improperly when responding to the assault of a transgender woman at Boots Bakery on Jan. 30. The …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 18, 2015, 8:06 p.m.
Police: No evidence of improper officer conduct in transgender woman’s assault
Spokane police say they found no evidence to support allegations that officers behaved improperly when responding to the assault of a transgender woman at Boots Bakery on Jan. 30.
Sat., Feb. 14, 2015
Jim Kershner’s This Day in History
From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane postal officials reported that they handled 25,000 valentines on Valentine’s Day 1915.
Thu., Feb. 12, 2015, 8:36 a.m.
Fire damages vacant Monroe Street business
An early morning fire caused extensive damage to a vacant building on North Monroe Street.
Tue., Feb. 10, 2015, 10:54 a.m.
Second victim identified in fatal fire
The man who died in a house fire Saturday was 38-year-old Christopher Rusco, the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office said today.
Mon., Feb. 9, 2015, 2:48 p.m.
Woman killed in weekend fire identified
The woman who died Saturday as a result of a house fire on Fourth Avenue was Stacy Hains, 38, the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office said today.
Sun., Feb. 8, 2015
Early morning house fire claims two people, several pets
A man and a woman died in a house fire at 2213 E. Fourth Ave. on Saturday morning. A call came in to the Spokane Fire Department just after 10 …