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Stories tagged: fire

Fire damages recently opened restaurant in Cheney

A small fire Monday night damaged the attic and wall of a recently opened restaurant in Cheney. Smoke was spotted coming from the Droopy Dawg, 28 W. First St., about …

Fire at industrial park began in sawdust pile

A fire in a sawdust pile filled a Spokane Valley woodworking business with smoke this morning, but firefighters were called in time to prevent the blaze from spreading.

Two receive assistance after Spokane apartment fire

A north Spokane woman escaped her burning apartment without injury Tuesday morning in a blaze that caused substantial damage to her unit and sent smoke billowing into adjoining apartments. Cheryl …

Spokane woman escapes apartment fire

A north Spokane woman escaped her burning apartment without injury this morning in a blaze that caused substantial damage to her unit and sent smoke into adjoining apartments.

In brief: Fire spreads from outside into home

A fire Saturday afternoon caused significant damage to a home on Spokane’s South Hill. The blaze, reported shortly before 5 p.m., started outside the home at 1708 E. 10th Ave., …

Prescribed burns could reduce carbon emissions, study finds

Western land managers could shrink the carbon footprint of wildfires by setting more prescribed burns, a new study says. Igniting small, controlled fires reduces fuel buildup in the forest, helping …

Apartment unit gutted in early-morning fire

A family of five is being helped by the Red Cross today after an early-morning fire gutted their apartment unit on East Mission Avenue in Spokane.

Firefighters knock down apartment blaze on North Side

Spokane firefighters were at the scene of a fire at a multi-story building on the North Side. The fire call at 1:05 p.m. resulted in a full fire response, including …

Valley may seek Clean Air’s help on illegal outside fires

Nine more illegal outside fires set by residents to burn yard waste and debris were reported in the two weeks ending March 17, and Spokane Valley Fire may take additional …

Barney’s foods fire blamed on overheated roaster

A coffee roaster overheated about 10 a.m. this morning, sending smoke throughout Barney’s Harvest Foods on Dishman-Mica Road.

Building being remodeled at lumber mill catches fire

Spokane firefighters responded this morning to a two-alarm fire at an old lumber yard at 4030 E. Main Ave. The fire is out, but crews remain on scene.

Crews investigating second fire at Crestline apartment

An investigation is under way today to determine the cause of a fire that tore through a boarded-up apartment building that had been badly damaged in a fire in early …

Post Falls woman suffers burns in house fire

A Post Falls woman suffered burns on her leg, feet and arm early today when she attempted to put out a bedding fire started by a space heater placed too …

Vintage restoration

Arbor Crest Wine Cellars plans to continue its summer concerts and weddings this year while its damaged Cliff House undergoes restoration after a Dec. 23 fire. Jim van Loben Sels, …

Suit against former Joel tenant dropped

The developer of a downtown loft project who filed suit in October for damages related to the devastating Joel Building fire has withdrawn the lawsuit. The Lofts at Joel LLC, …

Fire damages North Side home

Fire damaged the front portion of a home in northwest Spokane on Tuesday night, and a woman living there escaped without injury, firefighters said.

Apartment complex blaze likely arson, official says

Firefighters are investigating arson as the possible cause of an apartment complex fire in Spokane Valley, an official said this morning.

Apartment residents briefly evacuated during nearby fire

Firefighters in Post Falls extinguished a small fire adjacent to an East Third Avenue apartment complex Monday night.

Large family has little left after fire

Chad and Kayla Stewart stood outside their gutted Spokane County home Monday trying to figure out how they will piece their lives back together. The Stewarts, who are raising eight …

Fourth fire in Spokane area displaces residents

An early morning fire has damaged apartments on North Crestline Street in Spokane. It was the fourth fire that displaced residents in the Spokane area since early Saturday.

Two badly burned in north Spokane RV fire

Two people were badly burned this evening inside a recreation vehicle parked behind a north Spokane home.

Fire that razed Hayden Lake home under investigation

Fire officials today were trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a 4,000-square-foot home at Hayden Lake on Wednesday night.

Morning fire guts iconic Cliff House

A landmark mansion that overlooks Spokane Valley will be rebuilt after an early morning fire that gutted the historic building’s interior, the general manager said Wednesday. “We can rebuild it,” …

Cliff House fire started by office power strip

An early morning fire gutted the interior of the landmark Cliff House mansion on the grounds of Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, but its owners said they will restore the damage …

Three feared dead in fire

Three people are missing and presumed dead after an early morning apartment fire Tuesday in the historic Curlew School building, authorities said. Two of the missing may be children, confirmed …

Hauser Lake restaurant gutted in late-night fire

Fire damage was so extensive to Chef in the Forest restaurant at Hauser Lake that the fire chief said Monday a cause will be difficult to determine. The fire broke …

Fire guts Chef in Forest at Hauser Lake

Fire late Sunday gutted Chef in the Forest restaurant at Hauser Lake, authorities reported this morning.

Fire cancels classes at Glover Middle School

An electrical fire at Glover Middle School today cancelled classes and forced students to evacuate.

Morning house fire believed caused by short-circuit

An electrical short-circuit was fingered as the possible cause of a house fire this morning that forced two men from their home on the North Side of Spokane.

Fire reported at Nine Mile Falls golf course

A fire broke out at a golf course in Nine Mile Falls today. The fire appeared to be in a maintenance building at the Sun Dance Golf Course, 9725 N …