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Stories tagged: Spokane Fire Department

Firefighters busy with gas leaks, roof collapses and fires

Gas leaks, roof collapses and fires have kept firefighters in Spokane County busy this morning.

Fire captain charged with felony

A captain in the Spokane Fire Department has been charged with a felony in connection with a Nov. 4 bar fight. Police say 53-year-old Ronald Clinger sped away from police …

Suspect flees bar stabbing

A Spokane fire captain sped away from police sirens and the scene of a stabbing at a Chattaroy restaurant early Tuesday, police say, with the primary suspect – his son …

Fire chief in it for the long haul

As the most college-educated chief in the Spokane Fire Department’s history, Bobby Williams has made some innovative changes, running the agency more like a business, his colleagues say. But as …

Use of rebreather mask restricted for firefighters

Spokane firefighters are under new orders to no longer use a so-called “anti-spitting” device like the one strapped to the face of Otto Zehm, who died two days after lapsing …

Firefighters union calls for AMR probe

The union representing Spokane firefighters issued a statement Tuesday calling for an external investigation into the relationship between American Medical Response and the Spokane Fire Department administration. The demand from …