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Wednesday, December 11, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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9-Year-Old Hurt When Shirt Burns

A 9-year-old Spokane boy suffered severe burns after lighting his shirt on fire Friday afternoon. The Spokane Fire Department refused to identify the boy, who was taken to Sacred Heart …


Officials Reconsider Burn Limit

Heeding a public outcry over the deregulation of grass burning, Spokane County officials Thursday agreed to reconsider a proposal to lift a cap on how many acres farmers can torch …


Boys Grab Hoses, Douse Burning Fort In Woman’s Yard

Barbara Woodall is grateful that some boys and young men in her neighborhood helped extinguish a fire on her property Monday. Woodall, who lives in the 11900 block of East …


Separate Fires Damage Three Vehicles

Three vehicle fires were reported in the Spokane Valley on Monday. A fire at about 12:30 p.m. caused about $1,100 worth of damage to a 1980 Dodge Colt. Lillie Conrad, …


Apartment Fire Forces Evacuation

A fire at an apartment complex early Saturday morning caused about $35,000 worth of damage. Firefighters arrived at 10101 E. Main at about 4:50 a.m. and saw a column of …


Mother’s Final Act Saves Rest Of Family From Fire Screams Wake Husband, Daughter In Burning House

1. Sue Swingle 2. Fire Investigators probe the ashes of a house in the foothills area northeast of Spokane that was destroyed by fire Friday. Photo by Shawn Jacobson/The Spokesman-Review


Fire Kills 4 While Crews Respond To Wrong House

A fire killed a mother of eight and her three youngest children early Monday while firefighters went to the wrong house. Fire crews took 14 minutes to arrive at the …


Will The Real Hero Please Stand Up?

The day Nina Davis’ apartment went up in flames, a bystander caught three of her children as they were thrown from a third-floor window. But just who that man was …