Stories tagged: 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 …
Sat., July 4, 2009
A 4-year-old playing with a lighter probably started a fire Friday morning that seriously injured his mother and destroyed their east Spokane home, a fire official said. The woman, Tawnia …
Thu., July 2, 2009
After 20 years in business, Patricia Bradley stood devastated outside her building on East Francis Avenue on Wednesday night as flames reduced it to a shell. But it wasn’t the …
Wed., July 1, 2009
After 20 years in business, Patricia Bradley stood devastated outside her building on East Francis Avenue Wednesday night as flames reduced it to a shell. But it wasn’t the $450,000 …
Sun., June 28, 2009
OLYMPIA – With the hottest, driest months yet to come, many parts of the state already are primed for the busiest fire season in years, state officials say. “I’d say …
Thu., June 11, 2009
Officials are warning of increased fire danger this year after illegal fireworks sparked a small grass fire in Coeur d’Alene that threatened a boat trailer. Firefighters and neighbors contained the …
Fri., June 5, 2009
An electrical short in a gaming device is being blamed for a basement fire that caused an estimated $60,000 in damages to a South Side home.
Thu., June 4, 2009
Two separate blazes destroyed part of a sheet metal business and damaged a home in Spokane Valley early today.
Mon., May 25, 2009
A suspicious fire displaced two residents of a West Central Spokane home Sunday. The neighborhood, which is northwest of downtown, has been plagued with arsons the past few years.
Sun., May 24, 2009
A suspicious fire displaced two residents of a West Central Spokane home on Sunday. The neighborhood, which is north and west of downtown, has been plagued with arsons the last …
Fri., May 22, 2009
A discarded cigarette caused the fire that ripped through a South Hill apartment complex last week and left 29 homeless, the Spokane Fire Department said today.
Thu., May 14, 2009
Fire ripped through the upstairs of a South Hill apartment complex Wednesday, leaving nearly 30 people homeless. A firewall in the 10-unit building of the Regal Ridge apartments, 5111 S. …
Wed., May 13, 2009
Fire ripped through the upstairs of a South Hill apartment complex Wednesday, leaving nearly 30 people homeless.
Sat., May 2, 2009
Emergency crews quickly contained a fire at the South Hill Rocket Market, 726 E 43rd Ave, on Saturday. A fire official on scene said the blaze started in a small …
Fri., May 1, 2009
Herb and Jean Davenport watched decades of memories go up in smoke after a fire this morning destroyed the Spokane Valley home where they had lived for 34 years.
Sat., April 25, 2009
A woman has died in a Otis Orchards house fire this afternoon.
Sun., April 19, 2009
A Stevens County couple escaped without injuries when a fire early Saturday destroyed the home they were renting near Waitts Lake. Just before 5 a.m. Saturday Lois Culp and Jason …
Mon., Feb. 23, 2009
Spokane fire investigators determined clothing too close to a heater caused a blaze that ignited in a three-story apartment building that displaced 26 residents late Saturday.
Mon., Feb. 23, 2009
Spokane County firefighters are at the scene of an abandoned commercial building near Geiger Boulevard and Lewis Street where fire ignited earlier this morning, according to dispatchers.
Tue., Jan. 27, 2009
Smoke detectors may have saved the lives of two couples this morning in separate house fires.
Fri., Jan. 16, 2009
A family of five is being assisted by the American Red Cross after a blaze likely sparked by an electrical problem damaged their north Spokane home.
Wed., Jan. 7, 2009
A South Spokane County house fire burned for the second time in a week Wednesday.
Wed., Dec. 31, 2008
A cutting torch being used to rebuild a collapsed awning may have sparked the three-alarm fire Tuesday at a cold storage business that took 14 of the city’s 17 fire …