Stories tagged: spokane fire department
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018
Further rounds of testing have discovered lead in two now-decommissioned compressors used to supply Spokane firefighters with breathable air.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018
The Spokane City Council on Monday unanimously approved the purchase of two new compressors to fill the air tanks of firefighters, after an odd smell prompted the department to take …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018
The state is investigating Eastern Washington’s largest fire department after contaminants reportedly were found in firefighters’ air tanks.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
A man is facing criminal charges after allegedly assaulting three firefighters Friday night, according to the Spokane Fire Department.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017
A north Spokane hair salon went up in flames Thursday morning.
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017
If your smoke alarm is older than 10 years, it’s past due for a replacement. Residents often don’t know that, along with several other newer standards for home fire safety …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
The Spokane Fire Department worked for several hours to knock down a commercial building blaze near Riverside Avenue and Helena Street.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017
Spokane Fire Department Chief Brian Schaeffer will join 20 other chiefs from around the country in a year-long development program for fire department leaders.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017
A man suffered minor burns from a late night house fire in Hillyard.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017
For the first time in city history, a woman will be in leadership of the the Spokane Fire Department
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
A family in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood was displaced Sunday morning after a fire tore through their home.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017
Firefighters worked Tuesday morning to extinguish a blaze burning an abandoned nursing homein Hillyard.
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017
A child was flown to Harborbview Medical Center in Seattle on Tuesday after sustaining serious burns, according to the Spokane Fire Department.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017
Spokane firefighters responded to another garage fire in Hillyard this weekend.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017
Suspect’s account fails to line up with court affidavit in fatal auto-pedestrian crash in northeast Spokane
Moments after striking three people with her car in a Safeway parking lot, 24-year-old Brittney Moen walked through the store and into the bathroom.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 9, 2017
Within the span of a few hours, firefighters from the Spokane Fire Department responded to two garage fires in the Hillyard neighborhood.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017
The fire department’s fleet of unmanned fliers may now take aerial images of wrecks, which will eliminate the need to send investigators up in engine ladders to survey a scene.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017
Spokane police, the Spokane Fire Department and ATF are looking for a man suspected of lighting Beacon Cleaners on fire on Aug. 11.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017
Firefighters are investigating a “suspicious” fire that damaged a vacant home on Spokane’s South Hill Wednesday night.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017
A vacant home was heavily damaged in an early-morning house fire on Spokane’s South Hill.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017
Kay Workman started Tuesday morning like he always does. He woke up, shuffled his way into the kitchen and started making breakfast. Except this morning, in the middle of cooking …
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017
At least one person was seriously injured in a vehicle crash on Spokane’s South Hill Monday morning.
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017
Officers and supervisors bought the badges with their own money, a portion of which went to the nonprofit Behind the Badge, which provides assistance to the family members of officers …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
A man was arrested Sunday afternoon in connection with a fire started in a field near Second Avenue and South Pittsburg Street in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017
The 112-year-old former church that burned late Friday night at Adams Street and Broadway Avenue near downtown Spokane was full of history, not to mentions boxes of hundreds of VHS …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017
Beacon Cleaners on Spokane’s South Hill was intentionally set on fire Thursday morning.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017
Bay door of Browne’s Addition fire station damaged while firefighters responded to house fire in West Central
A bay door at Spokane Fire Station 4 in Browne’s Addition was damaged Tuesday morning when a fire truck crashed into it while responding to a fire.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
A dog died in a house fire in Spokane Valley early Tuesday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017
The Spokane Fire Department rescued a father and daughter who were stranded on rocks in the Devil’s Toenail area of the Spokane River Sunday afternoon.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017
A firefighter was seriously injured when he fell off a ladder while battling a fire at Beacon Cleaners on Grand Boulevard late Friday.