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A male resident escaped the home with no injuries, but a firefighter was briefly hospitalized due to exhaustion.
The Airway Heights Fire Department has added a new fire engine to its fleet for the first time in over a decade.
Kay Workman started Tuesday morning like he always does. He woke up, shuffled his way into the kitchen and started making breakfast. Except this morning, in the middle of cooking bacon and toast, nature called and he had to use the bathroom. He wasn’t gone more than three or four minutes, he said, but when he returned to the kitchen, awaiting him was a stove fire.
The American Red Cross is assisting the residents of about 10 apartment units who were displaced by a fire Sunday evening in Airway Heights. Crews were called to an apartment building at 1522 S. Lawson Street about 7:20 p.m. Sunday. When Airway Heights firefighters arrived, flames were visible from three apartment units, said Airway Heights Fire Chief Mitch Metzger.
The Airway Heights Fire Department’s proposed levy to fund emergency medical service has been rejected by voters.
The Airway Heights Fire Department is asking voters to approve a levy of about 10 cents per day on a $150,000 home to pay for the increasing cost of responding to emergency medical service calls. “The city of Airway Heights has never had an EMS levy,” said Fire Chief Mitch Metzger. “All I’m doing is asking the citizens to pay for that service.”
Nearly 100 vacant apartment units on the south side of Airway Heights could go up in flames if a proposal goes through to use them for a fire training exercise. The Solar World apartment complex stands inside the Fairchild Air Force Base crash zone, about a mile from the base.
It’s easy to understand why most children are fascinated by fire trucks: they are big and loud and come with flashing lights and all kinds of cool gadgets, hoses and ladders. And there is something special about firefighters and how they save people from all kinds of perilous situations – and of course, put out fires. Here’s an opportunity for those who never got a chance to live their firefighter dream: The Airway Heights Fire Department and Fire District 10 are looking for volunteers – applications are due Jan. 27.
With new restrictions on the use of fireworks within city limits this year, Airway Heights has lost its spark. The West Plains city was the last within Spokane County to allow “safe and sane” devices in parks and city streets until the City Council voted last month to ban fireworks from public areas.
A mobile home in Airway Heights caught fire tonight, forcing a woman out of her hom while firefighters extinguished flames.
A family of six was left homeless Tuesday after a fire destroyed their Airway Heights home.