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Crews from Spokane County Fire District 8 and the Spokane Valley Fire Department put out a small brush fire in the Dishman Hills Conservation Area Tuesday.
Sections of burned field and patches of hay lined South Betz Road in Cheney after a tractor-trailer hauling hay caught fire Tuesday afternoon.
A fast-moving brush fire erupted near a huge amusement and water park in Southern California on Sunday, setting off panic and confusion as park visitors were first told to evacuate as smoke surrounded the area before fire officials asked them to stay put while they worked to contain the blaze.
A 1,000 acre fire prompted a Level 3 evacuation from an area north Soap Lake Saturday afternoon.
Selah Deputy Fire Chief Jim Lange said a brush fire that was contained to 300 acres has been put out, but there will still be smoke coming from parts of the area for the next day or more.
Firefighters are investigating a series of small brush fires that started near Arbor Crest Wine Cellars in northern Spokane Valley.
Firefighters quickly extinguished a small brush fire on the northern edge of the Dishman Hills in Spokane Valley Thursday afternoon.
A small brush fire broke out in the area of High Drive and 25th Avenue on Spokane’s South Hill Wednesday evening.
Mandatory evacuations have been lifted for residents living along Pend Oreille Road near U.S. Highway 2 in north Spokane County.
A brush fire partially closed Highway 2 between Pittsburgh Street and Farwell Road just north of Spokane for more than two hours Tuesday afternoon.
A wind driven brush fire was threatening one home near Addy in Stevens County Tuesday evening.
A brush fire behind the Spokane Valley YMCA was put out quickly Friday after a heavy response by the Spokane Valley Fire Department and the Department of Natural Resources.
Fire investigators believe a rash of brush fires set early Monday morning in eastern Spokane and the Spokane Valley are the work of a serial arsonist.
A fire burning between Clayton and Loon Lake shut down Highway 395 for several hours Wednesday afternoon before reopening around 6 p.m.
Those who buy, sell or discharge fireworks illegally face up to 90 days in jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000.
A burn ban is in place that makes bonfires and fires in fire pits illegal, but that apparently hasn’t stopped people from lighting a match. One of several illegal outdoor fires responded to last week by the Spokane Valley Fire Department was a bonfire built on the shore of the Spokane River near the 16600 block of East Indiana Avenue on Sunday. A resident in a nearby apartment building saw the family building the fire and called it in.
City, county and state officials are tightening fire restrictions due to hot and dry conditions across Eastern Washington. The restrictions come after a rash of wildfires that have sprung up in and around Spokane in recent weeks, well ahead of the typical fire season.
Firefighters are still working to contain the brush fire that sent a pillar of smoke into the sky Thursday afternoon in a heavily wooded area near Indian Canyon Golf Course and the Greenwood Memorial Terrace cemetery.
The fire season jumped out of the starting gate early Saturday afternoon with a 150-acre wildland fire near Downs Lake in the far southwestern corner of Spokane County. Gusty winds fanned the flames, making it difficult for Spokane County Fire District 3 firefighters to battle the blaze. The fire was contained to Miller Ranch, a hunting ranch located at 25010 W. Martin Road.
Spokane County Fire District 8 responded to two-alarm brush fire Friday afternoon but it is not believed to be related to a recent string of nearly 20 arson fires set south of Spokane Valley and Liberty Lake.