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Three missing in Curlew apartment fire

Three persons were missing today in an early-morning apartment fire in the historic Curlew School building, authorities said this afternoon. The blaze in the converted building displaced more than 30 residents and left two injured.

Woman dies after apartment fire

A 70-year-old Spokane woman died today after being pulled from her burning apartment in downtown Spokane.

Two held in Pullman shooting

The Whitman County prosecutor Tuesday issued warrants against two Moscow, Idaho, men arrested earlier in the day in connection with an overnight shooting at an apartment in Pullman. Lewis A. Lawrence, 20, was being held at Latah County Jail on three counts of attempted first-degree murder and one count of attempted first-degree burglary.

Clothing near heater caused blaze

Spokane fire investigators determined clothes too close to a heater caused a blaze Saturday in a three-story apartment building, which displaced 26 residents until Tuesday. The building – with the exception of three units – was reopened Tuesday after investigators made sure gas heaters in the rooms were working properly, officials said.

In brief: Apartment fire forces evacuations

Spokane fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of a blaze that broke out at a three-story apartment building that forced almost 40 residents to evacuate late Saturday. There were no injuries.

Suit says buildings violate disability laws

The Justice Department has sued Spokane developer Lanzce Douglass and architects and engineers he hired to build five large apartment complexes in Spokane County, alleging the rental properties violated federal handicap-accessible laws. Properties listed in the suit, filed Tuesday, are Rock Creek Apartment Complex, at 926 and 930 E. Sitka Ave., 6911 N. Nevada and 911 E. Beacon; Prairie Hills Apartments, 1718 E. Lincoln Road; Granite Court Apartments, 15408 E. Fourth; Hilby Station Apartments, 5317 S. Palouse Highway; and Pineridge Apartments, 8618 N. Mayfair.

Fire destroys apartments

Fourteen residents were burned out of their homes Friday after flames destroyed a north Spokane apartment building. Witnesses said they saw a man leave the area with a lighter and lighter fluid.