Stories tagged: fire
Thu., Nov. 19, 2009
About 40 workers at the Vaagen Bros. Lumber mill in Colville were sent home Thursday after a fire in the mill’s turbine and electrical equipment disabled operations.
Tue., Nov. 3, 2009
An industrial fire at a silicon plant two miles east of Moses Lake was extinguished this morning by a fire brigade at the plant.
Sat., Oct. 31, 2009
Fires forced three Spokane Valley families out of their homes this week, but no one was seriously injured. Assistant Fire Marshal Bill Clifford said three adults and two children may …
Wed., Oct. 28, 2009
A man on his way to work this morning alerted a family to a house fire that could have killed them, according to the Spokane Valley Fire Department.
Tue., Oct. 27, 2009
Two structure fires in Spokane Valley had firefighters scrambling Tuesday morning.
Thu., Oct. 22, 2009
A man and a woman taken into custody during a downtown fire this morning are being charged with second-degree arson, fire officials said this afternoon.
Sun., Oct. 18, 2009
At a time when things were at an economic low for the auto industry, an unexpected setback struck Riverside Auto in Bonners Ferry. On Aug. 3, the community watched as …
Wed., Oct. 14, 2009
The developer of a downtown loft project is seeking damages from the photography studio where last year’s devastating Joel Building fire is believed to have started. In a suit filed …
Tue., Oct. 13, 2009
A fire in timber and brush in an older section of Liberty Lake threatened to cause an evacuation of residents early today, but firefighters brought the blaze under control quickly …
Wed., Sept. 23, 2009
The Rathdrum man killed in a mobile home fire Sunday has been identified as Gary M. Lindgren, 65.
Wed., Sept. 9, 2009
Investigators are looking for a man they think may be connected to a series of fires Friday near Interstate 90.
Thu., Sept. 3, 2009
The Medical Lake Police Department and Fire Department have presented Officer Chris Johnston with a medal and certificate of appreciation for running into a burning house to save two children, …
Tue., Sept. 1, 2009
A fire that destroyed a 250,000-square-foot hay-feed plant east of Moses Lake on Sunday was expected to continue burning for several days, authorities reported Monday. The fire was so hot …
Mon., Aug. 31, 2009
A fire that destroyed a 250,000-square-foot hay feed plant east of Moses Lake on Sunday was expected to continue burning for several days, authorities reported this morning.
Sun., Aug. 30, 2009
Firefighters in Grant County tonight are fighting a commercial structure fire at a hay feed manufacturing company east of Moses Lake.
Fri., Aug. 21, 2009
A faulty portable air conditioner was blamed for a fire this morning that damaged a home in northeast Spokane.
Fri., Aug. 14, 2009
The three people killed in a Grant County house fire have been identified as a mother and her young sons.
Wed., Aug. 12, 2009
A woman convicted of setting a grass fire at a mobile home park last September is accused of torching the same area with a single match Monday night.
Wed., Aug. 5, 2009
RICHLAND — An electrical fault sparked a small fire at the region’s only commercial nuclear power plant, which automatically shut itself down.
Tue., Aug. 4, 2009
A Post Falls man who saved another man from a car fire in Coeur d’Alene last month was honored as a hero Tuesday.
Mon., Aug. 3, 2009
After a run of hot temperatures, cool weather and thunderstorms are expected to reach Spokane and Coeur d’Alene by Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. While the weather outlook …
Fri., July 31, 2009
Coeur d’Alene’s food bank lost its 1989 Dodge van and 500 loaves of bread Thursday when the van caught fire.
Wed., July 29, 2009
A day after Spokane County banned outdoor burning, the same restrictions have been adopted by Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake and Millwood.
Sat., July 25, 2009
Thunderstorms north of Spokane County sparked 34 fires Saturday and more may be on the horizon as the chance of storms continues Sunday.
Sat., July 25, 2009
A Coeur d’Alene man burned Friday when a propane tank in his car exploded has been transferred to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
Fri., July 24, 2009
A Coeur d’Alene man was hospitalized Friday after igniting a car fire in a motel parking lot.
Tue., July 21, 2009
The Washington Department of Natural Resources today announced burning restrictions on DNR-protected lands in Spokane, Stevens, Ferry, Lincoln and Okanogan counties.
Wed., July 15, 2009
Fire damaged a law office on North Pines Road early today, but Spokane Valley firefighters were able to stop it from becoming a larger loss.
Thu., July 9, 2009
Residents of about 25 rooms of an Airway Heights residential hotel were relocated to other rooms after a fire broke out early Thursday morning.
Mon., July 6, 2009
A Spokane Valley Mall fire that burned part of the building’s exterior was caused by the failure of neon lighting on the outside of the structure near the theaters, fire …