Stories tagged: spokane county fire district 9
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 26, 2020
Investigators with Spokane County Fire District 9 and the Spokane Fire Department are investigating a trio of blazes targeting property that were reported in the Town and Country area north …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
The fires were small but diverted firefighters and resources from two much larger blazes that erupted on the same day in Spokane and Valleyford, destroying homes, crops and other property.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
Spokane County Fire District 4 and 9 crews were dispatched to a fully engulfed home off of North Dalton Road at about 5:20 a.m. The home was reportedly a total …
Fri., April 12, 2019
A northern Spokane County home on private property was partially destroyed in a small land slide this week.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018
Spokane County Fire District 9 has created a new type of first response vehicle for backcountry wildfires that has been in hot demand so far this summer.
Thu., June 14, 2018
There’s a little something different about the firetruck shopping carts at the Wandermere Fred Meyer store – they’ve been decorated and numbered to match the real Spokane County Fire District …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018
After an investigation that lasted more than a year, a team of local, state and federal authorities believe they have found the man responsible for three arson fires north of …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017
A north Spokane hair salon went up in flames Thursday morning.
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017
Mandatory evacuations have been lifted for residents living along Pend Oreille Road near U.S. Highway 2 in north Spokane County.
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017
A brush fire partially closed Highway 2 between Pittsburgh Street and Farwell Road just north of Spokane for more than two hours Tuesday afternoon.
Fri., May 6, 2016
A northside street will be shut down Saturday while Spokane County Fire District 9 conducts a training burn at a home at 9010 N. Wall Street.
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016
Tuesday’s special election asked taxpayers to approve a number of bonds and levies for Spokane County schools and fire districts.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016
Next week’s ballot includes a request from Spokane County Fire District 9 for voters to renew their maintenance and operations levy for another two years.
Fri., Oct. 23, 2015
Hash oil extraction may be responsible for the trailer fire that sent two Mead residents to Harborview Medical Center with severe burns last week.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 12, 2015
A determined effort by tanker planes dropping water and fire retardant slowed the rapid advance of a fire that broke out Tuesday afternoon, forcing evacuations and sending a plume over …
Fri., Aug. 7, 2015
Two fires Thursday in the Mead area showed just how easily vegetation can ignite in this summer’s hot and dry conditions.
UPDATED: Fri., June 19, 2015
A man was pulled from the bottom of the Spokane River at the popular Boulder Beach swim area early Friday afternoon by members of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office dive …
Tue., June 16, 2015
Four of the largest fire departments in Spokane County announced an agreement on Monday that will send the nearest fire or medical crew to emergency calls regardless of jurisdiction. No …
Mon., June 15, 2015
Four of the largest fire departments in Spokane County announced an agreement on today that will send the nearest fire or medical crew to emergency calls. No longer will department …
Fri., Sept. 26, 2014
Fire officials believe a serial arsonist is responsible for setting 19 fires in the past week in the area south of Spokane Valley and Liberty Lake. The first and largest …
Wed., Aug. 6, 2014
Voters in two northern Spokane County fire districts that were slammed in two recent storms won wide support for tax proposals in Tuesday’s primary. Both tax proposals easily surpassed the …
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014
Spokane County Fire District 9 will ask voters next Tuesday to once again approve the majority of its operating budget through a special levy. The levy provides the district 60 …
Sun., April 13, 2014
Residents of an apartment complex in the 6500 block of North Atlantic Street in Spokane stood across the street and watched their homes burn Saturday afternoon. Many of them were …
Thu., Nov. 21, 2013
With about 500 ballots left to count countywide from the Nov. 5 election, one race appears headed to a mandatory recount. For position 1 on the Latah City Council, incumbent …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2013
It’s an unusual state of affairs this year in small town Spokane County politics: Nearly every open position is contested. Often it’s tough to find one person interested in filling …
Thu., Aug. 22, 2013
Homeowners on North Wilderness Lane recently had a bit of good luck among a lot of bad – firefighters from three neighboring districts showed up to fight the fire at …
Thu., Aug. 8, 2013
Spokane Valley City Council incumbent Gary Schimmels is advancing to the November general election, where he will face challenger Ed Pace. Schimmels has been on the council since the city …
Thu., Aug. 8, 2013
The initial primary election results are in and show that appointed incumbent John Bjork lost his bid to keep his seat on the Spokane County Fire District 9 board of …
Fri., Feb. 8, 2013
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed that the man who died in a fire north of Spokane on Tuesday was the man who lived at the mobile home.
Wed., Feb. 6, 2013
Firefighters found a body in a burning mobile home Tuesday morning north of Spokane. Doug Bleeker, deputy chief of Spokane County Fire District 9, said the body was found in …