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UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017

‘Need help’: Harvey victims use social media when 911 fails

Desperate for help and unsure whether traditional rescue efforts will come through, Harvey victims are using social media to share maps of their location and photos of themselves trapped on …

Fire crews rescue cell tower worker

A cell tower worker slipped on Sunday afternoon from a platform more than 100 feet in the air and was dangling by a part of his safety harness before he …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2012

Camper crashes off T.J. Meenach Bridge

Two people were rescued today after a pickup truck and camper went over an embankment at T.J. Meenach Bridge in northwest Spokane.

Firefighters rescue man from river bank

Spokane firefighters trained in high-angle rescues pulled a man from the rocky bank of the Spokane River on Tuesday after he dropped about 20 feet down a cliff and was …

Spokane man injured in downtown bridge fall

A Spokane man suffered serious injuries after falling about 40 feet down an embankment at a downtown bridge Sunday afternoon.