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Saturday, September 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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TGIF PM Storm …

... scanner traffic is reporting that trees are down all over town as a result of the hailstorm that we're experiencing. Stay tuned.

6:06 p.m., two people involved in a non-injury accident on Highway 95 are fighting in the parking lot of Petco.

5:56 p.m., traffic lights at 54 and 95 aren't working.

5:55 p.m., Shoshone County reports that the storm has missed it.

5:53 p.m., downed power line has female trapped in car (possibly on Hauser Lake Road). Update: Northern Lights Fire Department reports it has gotten female out of female.

5:50 p.m., Bonner County hard hit by storm, too. Dispatchers say they're overwhelmed by emergency calls.

5:46 p.m., Bayview Herb reports that no one was hit by a tree at Thimbleberry Campground. He drove by there on the way home from Bayview. Also, he said, power is out in Bayview.

5:45 p.m., large tree in the middle of the road blocking approach to the Fernan Boat Launch.

5:39 p.m., tree on fire in back yard at 4775 N. Troy St. (cross street Marguerite)

5:35 p.m., tree down on house and on fire at 4995 Ezy St.

5:29 p.m., sailboat in distress on Lake Pend Oreille -- white boat with orange-and-yellow sale. Update: Sheriff sez it'll be an hour before units can get to the boat launch.

5:21 p.m., downed trees, power lines and transformers have closed off East Hayden Lake Road.

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.