Stories tagged: spokane fire department
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 19, 2020
A fire broke out around 9 p.m. Tuesday on the third floor of an apartment building located at 1229 W. Riverside Ave. in Spokane.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 17, 2020
KHQ reported the boy’s injuries were not life-threatening.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020
Spokane firefighters rescued a woman from the Spokane River near Maple Street Bridge early Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
The Spokane Fire Department team participating in Seattle’s annual Firefighter Stairclimb has raised more than $23,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society so far, making them fourth among teams competing …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020
Carbon monoxide was discovered in Old City Hall Thursday morning emanating from a malfunctioning boiler, the Spokane Fire Department said. The building was evacuated quickly and no one was hurt.
Sat., Jan. 18, 2020
A Spokane firefighter received a minor injury while fighting a fire on the South Hill early Saturday morning.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 20, 2019
A man was found dead in his Hillyard home Tuesday afternoon after an unreported couch fire the night before.
Sun., Dec. 15, 2019
The man received his injuries attempting to rescue a dog from the fire, according to firefighters. The dog died in the incident.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
The medical examiner’s office identified the man as Ronald J. Wittkopf, 55.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
Spokane Fire Department crews rescued a man from the Spokane River below the Post Street Bridge early Thursday after a person near the bridge reported a man screaming for help …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
A man was killed Thursday morning when utility truck fell on a man in a driveway in northeast Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 28, 2019
Firefighters were called at about 4:30 a.m. to the home in the 1100 block of East Broad Avenue, in the Nevada Heights neighborhood, according to a news release from the …
Sun., Nov. 3, 2019
A fire in the 5000 block of North Stevens Street destroyed a garage and parked car, but no injuries were reported Sunday.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019
Crews found black smoke billowing from the fast food restaurant at 9114 N. Newport Highway at 4 p.m., but credited emergency plans from a lack of injuries and further damage.
Sun., Oct. 27, 2019
If $118,000 says anything, it’s that the firefighters of Spokane have a stake in this year’s municipal elections, particularly in the mayor’s race.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019
Firefighters were called to a home in the 400 block of East Kiernan Avenue shortly after 6:40 p.m. No injuries were reported.
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019
A watered-down firecracker ordinance “won’t spoil Fourth fun,” said a Spokane Daily Chronicle headline.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
“In the past, when we have had similar slow starts to the season, we have seen the fire season extend further into September,” Spokane Fire Department Chief Brian Schaeffer said.
UPDATED: Fri., July 19, 2019
Fire crews battled a three-structure fire Friday morning in West Central that neighbors say likely started from frequently seen squatters.
Wed., July 17, 2019
The calendar featured three firefighters from Fire Station 4, near Browne’s Addition. Records show they were accused of “engaging in horseplay with city equipment and resources” in order to make …
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019
Despite orders from the Spokane City Council to maintain an independent dispatch crew for firefighters, the city is now relying on a new regional system to handle emergency calls.
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019
A garage fire in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood – with flames so hot it melted plastic on an RV parked on the street – spread to a century-old house Friday morning, …
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019
A man was rescued from the Spokane River Thursday morning near the T.J. Meenach Bridge after Spokane police say he waded across the fast-moving water as code enforcement cleared away …
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019
Spokane police say a man possibly under the influence of drugs caused a four-vehicle pileup on the Freya Way overpass near Spokane Community College on Friday morning.
Thu., June 20, 2019
With claims that they help with sleep, anxiety and stress, Spokane first responders are using those calming effects to help people who have autism or are in crisis.
Thu., June 13, 2019
In 2014 the Spokane Fire Department, along with almost every other fire department in Spokane County, joined the PulsePoint app that gives information about each call they are dispatched to …
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019
Spokane firefighters extinguished a small house fire Monday on the South Hill.
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019
Three adults and one child were displaced Sunday evening after a fire tore through a north Spokane home.
UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019
Strewn about the roadway where a man is accused of crashing head-on with another car, shutting down two lanes of busy Freya Way for multiple Thursday morning, police found a …
UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019
A man was seriously injured in a crash on Freya Way that police say was caused by impaired driving and speeding.