Stories tagged: spokane fire department
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 …
Fri., July 3, 2009
A 4-year-old playing with a lighter likely started a fire Friday morning that seriously injured his mother and destroyed their east Spokane home, a fire official said.
Thu., July 2, 2009
After 20 years in business, Patricia Bradley stood devastated outside her building on East Francis Avenue on Wednesday night as flames reduced it to a shell. But it wasn’t the …
Wed., July 1, 2009
After 20 years in business, Patricia Bradley stood devastated outside her building on East Francis Avenue Wednesday night as flames reduced it to a shell. But it wasn’t the $450,000 …
Mon., June 15, 2009
A Spokane man on the North Side learned the wrong way for getting spray paint out of a can. Spokane fire officials said the man was seriously burned when he …
Mon., June 15, 2009
Fire investigators are looking into a suspicious blaze that broke out early today at the entrance to New Horizon Counseling Service in West Central Spokane.
Sun., June 14, 2009
A Spokane man suffered serious injuries after falling about 40 feet down an embankment at a downtown bridge Sunday afternoon.
Fri., June 12, 2009
An early-morning fire damaged the attic and ceilings of a West Central home Friday in Spokane. Firefighters were called to a two-story house at 2122 W. Gardner Ave. just after …
Thu., June 11, 2009
Eleven people received life-saving awards from the Spokane Fire Department on May 30. The annual awards ceremony also honored retirements and promotions. The honored residents include a 20-year-old who saved …
Mon., June 8, 2009
A laundry-room fire early this morning forced the evacuation of most of the clients at a Red Lion hotel downtown. Spokane firefighters responded to a fire alarm at the Red …
Fri., June 5, 2009
An electrical short in a gaming device is being blamed for a basement fire that caused an estimated $60,000 in damages to a South Side home.
Tue., June 2, 2009
Spokane voters likely will decide in five months if they’ll continue paying extra property taxes for fire engines, equipment and stations. Around the same time, the city may consider job …
Wed., May 27, 2009
Rescue crews are combing the Spokane River for a woman who was believed to have disappeared into the water near People’s Park, authorities said.
Mon., May 25, 2009
A suspicious fire displaced two residents of a West Central Spokane home Sunday. The neighborhood, which is northwest of downtown, has been plagued with arsons the past few years.
Sun., May 24, 2009
A suspicious fire displaced two residents of a West Central Spokane home on Sunday. The neighborhood, which is north and west of downtown, has been plagued with arsons the last …
Fri., May 22, 2009
A discarded cigarette caused the fire that ripped through a South Hill apartment complex last week and left 29 homeless, the Spokane Fire Department said today.
Thu., May 14, 2009
Fire ripped through the upstairs of a South Hill apartment complex Wednesday, leaving nearly 30 people homeless. A firewall in the 10-unit building of the Regal Ridge apartments, 5111 S. …
Wed., May 13, 2009
Fire ripped through the upstairs of a South Hill apartment complex Wednesday, leaving nearly 30 people homeless.
Sun., May 3, 2009
An early morning house fire has displaced a north Spokane family.
Wed., April 29, 2009
A Spokane family was left homeless and the family’s pets dead Tuesday in a blaze that destroyed a northeast Spokane home. Spokane police officers were the first to arrive at …