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Two-alarm fire rips through Spokane Valley apartments

A two-alarm apartment fire in Spokane Valley sent one man to the hospital with minor burns Wednesday afternoon. The Spokane Valley Fire Department was alerted to the fire at 12623 E. Broadway at 1:39 p.m. Wednesday after the resident of a third floor apartment awoke to find flames on his balcony.

Fire routs residents of West Augusta apartments

One resident was burned Friday in a fire in a north Spokane apartment building that has been plagued by false alarms. Firefighters arrived at the home converted into apartments at 903 W. Augusta Ave. at 2:45 p.m. to find a column of smoke rising into the air and flames visible through a front window. Most residents, however, still were inside.

Man dies in Soap Lake apartment fire

SOAP LAKE, Wash. — Police say an elderly man died in an apartment fire early Sunday in Soap Lake. News reports say the fire destroyed a six-unit building at the Soap Lake Gardens complex.

Red Cross helping residents of burned apartments

The Red Cross will keep its shelter open for at least another week to help 55 people displaced from an apartment fire Saturday. The organization is working to help people find new permanent housing. Red Cross volunteers were a welcome sight for families who watched as a fire destroyed their apartments in the 6500 block of North Atlantic Street.

Apartment fire in north Spokane heavily damages units

Residents of an apartment complex in the 6500 block of North Atlantic Street in Spokane stood across the street and watched their homes burn Saturday afternoon. Many of them were children, and a few people had no shoes on. Assistant manager Harold Anien lived in a downstairs apartment of the 10-unit complex with his family, which includes four children. “I was in my apartment,” he said. “Kids were yelling and screaming. I ran everywhere to make sure everybody was out.”

Two alarm fire destroys apartments

Residents of an apartment complex in the 6500 block of North Atlantic Street stood across the street and watched their homes burn this afternoon. Many of them were children and a few people had no shoes on.

Two severely injured in CdA apartment fire; six kids treated

A man and woman were transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after suffering burns and smoke inhalation in an early morning apartment fire in Coeur d’Alene that sent eight people, including six children, to the hospital. The children were all treated and released from Kootenai Health, but the man and woman, 28 and 29 years old respectively, were more severely injured, police said. Police believe they lived in the same apartment.

Apartment fire displaces family in North Spokane

A fire broke out in the bedroom closet of a second-story apartment near Hill N' Dale Park on Monday evening. The Red Cross is helping a displaced family find housing while investigators work to determine a cause of the blaze.

Dog blamed for Wenatchee apartment fire

Fire officials say a dog reaching for treats turned on a stove and started a fire causing smoke damage to an apartment in the central Washington city of Wenatchee.

Blaze torches Pullman housing

PULLMAN — Fire investigators Sunday pored over the ruins of four unoccupied apartment buildings demolished in what officials say was a suspicious blaze. The early-morning fire Sunday destroyed half of the 584-bed Grove apartment complex that was under construction and set to be filled this fall with Washington State University students.

Five Mile development will add beer, pizza

A commercial and residential development in north Spokane’s Five Mile area will introduce a new craft brewery and an artisan pizzeria, each operated by Spokane food business veterans. The two businesses will be Waddell’s Brew Pub and Grille, owned by Michael Noble, and the Boiler Room, operated by Matt Goodwin.

Woman killed near SFCC

Spokane police want help identifying a woman found shot to death early Monday at apartments near Spokane Falls Community College. Officers responded about 4:30 a.m. to reports of a gunshot and a woman screaming. They arrived at 4150 W. Fort George Wright Drive and found a young woman dead on the apartment complex’s lawn, Lt. Mark Griffiths said.

Man rescued from burning apartment

Firefighters rescued a man from a burning apartment at 3724 N. Cook St. in Spokane just after noon today. A resident on the upper floor of the two-story building called 911 to report smelling smoke. When firefighters arrived no smoke was visible but they searched the building, according to a Spokane Fire Department press release.

Tuesday apartment fire was likely an accident

The cause of a four-alarm blaze at a South Hill apartment complex was likely “electrical in nature” and accidental, authorities said Wednesday. The blaze was the biggest fire in Spokane in at least two years.