Stories tagged: spokane fire department
Fri., April 2, 2010
A Spokane woman was rescued early today in a fire that broke out in an unoccupied duplex apartment adjacent to the woman’s apartment on Spokane’s North Side.
Tue., March 30, 2010
Spokane firefighters were at the scene of a fire at a multi-story building on the North Side. The fire call at 1:05 p.m. resulted in a full fire response, including …
Wed., March 17, 2010
The Spokane fire marshal ordered closure of a substandard apartment building Tuesday after a fire believed to be arson damaged a portion of the crowded and cluttered property. “It’s a …
Tue., March 16, 2010
The Spokane fire marshal this morning ordered closure of a substandard apartment building after a suspicious fire damaged a portion of the crowded and cluttered property.
Tue., March 9, 2010
Spokane voters next month will be asked if they want to maintain the city’s tax for emergency medical services. The Spokane City Council voted unanimously on Monday to place the …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2010
Spokane firefighters responded this morning to a two-alarm fire at an old lumber yard at 4030 E. Main Ave. The fire is out, but crews remain on scene.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2010
An investigation is under way today to determine the cause of a fire that tore through a boarded-up apartment building that had been badly damaged in a fire in early …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2010
Spokane fire Lt. Jack Greenamyer doesn’t keep track of how many lives he’s saved or the number of burning buildings he’s gone into, but he can tell you he still …
Mon., Feb. 15, 2010
Spokane firefighter Lt. Jack Greenamyer is celebrating his 45th anniversary on the city’s fire force today, a fire union official said.
Wed., Jan. 27, 2010
Fire damaged the front portion of a home in northwest Spokane on Tuesday night, and a woman living there escaped without injury, firefighters said.
Sat., Jan. 9, 2010
Spokane firefighters were busy with two structure fires in north Spokane Saturday.
Fri., Dec. 4, 2009
Spokane firefighters this morning were trying to extinguish a blaze that broke out this morning in a house at North Mayfair Street in the vicinity of East Cleveland Avenue.
Tue., Dec. 1, 2009
A 70-year-old Spokane woman died today after being pulled from her burning apartment in downtown Spokane.
Sat., Nov. 7, 2009
A fire believed to have started on an outside deck damaged a northeast Spokane duplex early this morning, leaving at least one family homeless.
Mon., Oct. 26, 2009
Spokane firefighters Monday honored a 12-year-old’s courage and calmness in helping with her baby sister’s birth.
Sat., Oct. 24, 2009
When the Spokane City Council placed a 10-year fire tax on November’s ballot, the timing was risky. But an agreement reached last month with the Spokane Fire Fighters Union helped …
Fri., Oct. 23, 2009
A fire in north central Spokane has caused moderate damage to one residence, forcing the occupants to seek new shelter.
Fri., Oct. 23, 2009
A man and a woman taken into custody during a downtown blaze Thursday morning are being charged with second-degree arson, Spokane fire officials said. Windy M. Garland, 22, was arrested …
Thu., Oct. 22, 2009
A man and a woman taken into custody during a downtown fire this morning are being charged with second-degree arson, fire officials said this afternoon.
Fri., Oct. 9, 2009
Discarded cigarettes may have sparked a small fire that evacuated the Carlyle Care Center this morning.
Tue., Sept. 22, 2009
The Spokane Fire Department will avoid layoffs thanks to an early retirement plan approved unanimously Monday by the Spokane City Council. Council members praised the Spokane Firefighters Union for what …
Wed., Sept. 9, 2009
Investigators are looking for a man they think may be connected to a series of fires Friday near Interstate 90.
Wed., Aug. 19, 2009
A resident living along Inland Empire Way was burned this morning when he attempted to knock down a second-story residential fire with a garden hose, Spokane fire officials said.
Mon., Aug. 17, 2009
Relative to other cities, Spokane pays low rates for ambulance transportation. What it gives up in return is time. A consultant studying Spokane’s emergency medical services said last week that …
Thu., Aug. 6, 2009
Emergency personnel responded in force Wednesday morning onto and under the Monroe Street Bridge after someone riding the Riverfront Park Skyride reported seeing a bicycle next to the Spokane River. …
Wed., July 29, 2009
An 18-year-old driver whose vehicle plunged end-over-end down a steep embankment west of High Drive on Monday evening survived because he was wearing a seat belt, fire officials said.
Mon., July 20, 2009
A kitchen fire damaged a duplex dwelling in northeast Spokane early this morning, forcing the evacuation of the six adults and four children who lived there.
Thu., July 9, 2009
Five adults and two children escaped their apartments Wednesday morning when the north Spokane home they lived in was hit by fire. “My daughter woke me up panicking. She was …
Wed., July 8, 2009
Five adults and two children managed to escape their apartments Wednesday morning when the north Spokane converted home they lived in was destroyed by 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 …