Stories tagged: Spokane Valley Fire Department
Tue., May 31, 2016, 7:48 a.m.
Teen crashes down embankment while using phone
A teenage girl was injured Monday night after crashing her car over an embankment east of Liberty Lake.
Wed., May 25, 2016
Lawn mower sparks fire call
The Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to more than their fair share of unusual calls recently, tackling everything from a mysterious plume of smoke to a revving car engine that …
Wed., May 18, 2016
Spokane Valley Fire Roundup: Crews find extinguished campfire, departing juveniles
Firefighters were recently called to a wooded area behind an apartment complex in the 2400 block of North Pines Road where camp fires lit by transients and juveniles are frequently …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
Overheated fridge starts fire on home’s deck
Warm weather and an animal nest combined to start a house fire in the 4900 block of East Eighth Avenue recently.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 7:50 p.m.
Smoking barrel, vapor cloud shut down Spokane Valley transfer station
A unmarked barrel full of an unknown liquid shut down the Spokane County Transfer Station in Spokane Valley Tuesday afternoon when it began spewing a “strong vaporous fume cloud.”
Thu., April 21, 2016, 1:13 p.m.
Uranium, blasting caps found in Spokane Valley garage
A hazardous materials response was triggered Thursday when a woman reported finding uranium and blasting caps in her garage.
Wed., April 20, 2016
Valley Fire roundup: Smoke detector sounded for apartment fire
A smoke detector likely helped keep an apartment complex fire from spreading when it woke a neighboring resident in the early morning hours of April 13.
Wed., April 13, 2016, noon
Smoke detector quickly alerts neighbors to apartment fire
An early morning Spokane Valley apartment fire was extinguished with no injuries, thanks to a working smoke detector that quickly alerted residents.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:20 p.m.
Natural gas stove caused kitchen fire
Fire investigators believe a new natural gas stove that caught fire recently in Liberty Lake was either faulty or improperly installed.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
‘Elderly’ kayakers rescued from Spokane River
Two elderly kayakers were rescued Friday after overturning in the Spokane River between Flora and Sullivan Roads.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
Hotel room fire quickly put out
A malfunctioning wall heating/air conditioning unit caused a small fire in a vacant room at the Ramada Spokane Valley on March 18.
Fri., March 18, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Spokane Valley hotel room fire caught quickly, caused little damage
A small fire in a Spokane Valley hotel room early Friday morning caused minimal damage after an alert front desk clerk noticed smoke and called 911.
Wed., March 16, 2016
Man escapes fire in his ceiling
A man made a lucky escape when he awoke to find fire and smoke in his manufactured home last week.
Wed., March 9, 2016
Man and dogs unharmed in fire sparked by dryer
A man and several dogs escaped unharmed from a mobile home fire that was fueled by lint and dog hair in a dryer.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 4:09 p.m.
Fire that burned three vehicles still under investigation
Two cars and a semitruck burned in a fire in Spokane Valley last week and the cause of the fire is unknown.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 7:55 a.m.
Valley crews put out fire in industrial lot
Spokane Valley fire crews responded to a commercial structure fire inside an industrial lot early Friday morning.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
Bacon grease fire ruins meatloaf
Most people would agree that bacon smells yummy and tastes delicious, but one man found out recently that it can also be flammable.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
Fire Roundup: Arson fires continue in Spokane Valley
The Spokane Valley Fire Department is still reporting a problem with deliberately set dumpster fires in the Spokane Valley area.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016
Spokane Valley Fire Roundup: Arson investigation continues
Investigators are still looking for clues as to who set four fires in Spokane Valley in the early morning hours of Jan. 29.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 4:57 p.m.
Spokane Valley Fire crews rescue deer caught in a net
Spokane Valley Fire Department crews rescued a deer that had become tangled in a net at the old Painted Hills Golf Course Friday morning.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Man sought in series of Spokane Valley arsons
Spokane Valley firefighters are searching for a suspect in a series of four arsons set early Friday morning.
Wed., Jan. 27, 2016, 5:35 p.m.
Fire roundup: Portable toilet fire ruled suspicious, officials say
A port-a-potty met a fiery end recently in Spokane Valley, and fire investigators believe it was intentionally set.
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016
Children home alone put out kitchen fire
The small stove-top fire reported in the 900 block of South Mamer Road on Dec. 30 wasn’t unusual, but what the fire crews found when they arrived was.
Wed., Jan. 6, 2016, 5:45 p.m.
Family pets die in Newman Lake fire
Discarded cigarettes are believed to be the cause of a catastrophic fire that destroyed a mobile home and killed two pets near Newman Lake recently.
Thu., Dec. 31, 2015, 1:58 p.m.
Cat saves owner from fire
A cat that alerted his owner to a mobile home fire in the Sunny Vista Mobile Home Park Wednesday night is now missing.
Tue., Dec. 29, 2015, 12:35 p.m.
Woman injured in sledding accident in Valley Mission Park
A woman was injured in a sledding accident in Spokane Valley’s Mission Park late Monday night.
Wed., Dec. 9, 2015
Burning bud prompts call to fire department
What was thought to be a call for burning debris or yard waste turned out to be a little bit different recently for a crew with the Spokane Valley Fire …
Thu., Dec. 3, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
Spokane Baptist Church damaged in fire
The Spokane Valley Baptist Church was heavily damaged by a two-alarm fire early Thursday morning.
Wed., Nov. 18, 2015
Cooler weather brings problems
Cooler weather brought fires with it as people’s attempts to keep warm caused problems.
Wed., Nov. 4, 2015
Reward offered in arson investigation
The Spokane Valley Fire Department is continuing to investigate an arson fire that damaged or destroyed three modular structures in Spokane Valley earlier this month.