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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018

Woman dies in Hillyard apartment fire

A woman was killed early Friday in an apartment fire in Hillyard.

Fire kills 19 at resort hotel in China’s northeast

At least 19 people were killed in a fire at a resort hotel in China’s northeastern city of Harbin early Saturday, the local government said.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018

One dead in apartment fire near Liberty Park

A person was killed early Friday in a fire near Spokane’s South Perry District.

7 people killed in fire at Akron home, fire officials say

A fire chief says seven people have died in a northeast Ohio house fire.

UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017

Victim of North Spokane house fire remains hospitalized, condition has improved

Victim of Saturday morning house fire remains hospitalized at Deaconess Hospital, but his condition has improved.

UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017

World War II veteran dies in house fire in North Spokane

A 95-year-old man died in a house fire early Saturday morning and his son was injured while trying to rescue him.

UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017

Official: Space heater caused blaze that killed 4 children

A house fire in rural Oregon that killed four children and critically burned three other family members started with a portable space heater that was being used after a fireplace …

9 dead in Memphis house fire

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Fire officials in Tennessee say at least seven people are dead after a blaze enveloped a home in Memphis. Fire Department Lt. Wayne Cooke says four adults …

5 dead in fire in abandoned building in Los Angeles

Authorities say the death toll has risen to five the day after a fire in an abandoned two-story office building near downtown Los Angeles.

Mother, daughter killed in fire near Chattaroy identified

The Spokane County medical examiner released the name of the woman and her daughter who died in an RV fire near Chattaroy Tuesday.

Eloika Lake fire victim identified

The man who died in a house fire near Eloika Lake Saturday has been identified as Michael L. Randolph, 68.

Fire south of Deer Park leaves 3 dead

Three people were found dead Tuesday in a fire that consumed part of a Deer Park-area house owned by a lieutenant in the Spokane Fire Department. Fire officials were unable …

Man found dead after house fire near Eloika Lake

A man is dead after fire and explosions leveled a house and an outbuilding near Eloika Lake on Saturday night. “There were lots of explosions from ammunition that was stored …

Second victim identified in fatal fire

The man who died in a house fire Saturday was 38-year-old Christopher Rusco, the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office said today.

Woman killed in weekend fire identified

The woman who died Saturday as a result of a house fire on Fourth Avenue was Stacy Hains, 38, the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office said today.

Early morning house fire claims two people, several pets

A man and a woman died in a house fire at 2213 E. Fourth Ave. on Saturday morning. A call came in to the Spokane Fire Department just after 10 …

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 …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 16, 2011

Pre-dawn fire kills two near Inland Empire Way

Two people died this morning in an early-morning fire near Inland Empire Way and 20th Avenue.

1 killed, 1 injured in Addy house fire

A man was killed and another person injured at a house fire Monday night in Addy, in northeast Washington.

Mother killed in mobile home fire identified

A young mother killed in a mobile home fire in Elk last weekend has been identified as 23-year-old Terrianne Marie Gilley.

In brief: Woman, child found dead after home fire

A woman and her 2-year-old child were found dead Saturday afternoon after a blaze burned the motor home where they lived in Elk. Firefighters responded to the fire at 13212 …

Woman and toddler found dead after motor home fire

A woman and her two-year-old child were found dead this afternoon after a blaze burned the motor home they were living in in Elk.

In brief: Cause of fatal fire can’t be determined

A fire that killed two Spokane-area women on Dec. 19 burned so hot that the flames obliterated any evidence of how the fire started. As a result, the fire investigator …

House fire victims died from smoke

Two women who died in a fire Sunday morning have been identified by the Spokane County medical examiner. Jill D. Burdett, 56, and UnaBelle Turner, 91, were unable to escape …

Cooking fire caused fatal blaze

A cooking fire in a Spokane motor home is what led to the weekend death of a 64-year-old man, Fire Chief Bobby Williams reported on Monday. Major Allen, who was …

Fatal fire under investigation

Spokane firefighters are investigating the cause of a motor home fire that killed a lone occupant late Saturday in the city’s West Central neighborhood. The fire at 11:48 p.m. at …

Fire kills two near Upriver Dam

Two persons died early Sunday in a house fire near East Upriver Drive, fire dispatchers said.

Wanted felon arrested in house fire, death

A felon already wanted by the state Department of Corrections was arrested Wednesday on murder and arson charges related to a suspicious fire near the Hangman Valley Golf Course. Ryan …

Body found in burning house near Hangman

Firefighters found a body Tuesday morning while fighting a fire in a home near Hangman Valley Golf Course south of Spokane. Crews were called to the scene by a neighbor …

Man killed in fire with dogs identified

A man found dead with his dogs after a house fire early Sunday in Spokane has been identified as James L. Stowell, 46.