Stories tagged: spokane fire department
Sat., April 2, 2016, 2:58 p.m.
Firefighters rescued a man trapped in the basement of a burning home, early Saturday afternoon.
Sat., March 26, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
A 2-alarm fire heavily damaged a small commercial building at 1603 N. Monroe Street early Saturday morning.
Sat., March 12, 2016
3/12 From our archives, 100 years ago
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 8:14 p.m.
Voters will consider renewing a long-running emergency medical services levy in April, after the Spokane City Council unanimously approved putting it on the ballot Monday night. The levy generates about …
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 10:36 a.m.
Firefighters put out a two-alarm blaze at a north Spokane auto shop Thursday night.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 8:30 p.m.
Spokane firefighters are battling a blaze at the Hamilton Street Wash & Dry Crews were called to the laundromat at 1725 N. Hamilton at about 8 p.m.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Investigators are working to the find cause of a Wednesday night fire that damaged a vacant home in northeast Spokane.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
A newborn girl left with Spokane firefighters Monday marks the first known use of Washington’s safe haven law at a Spokane fire station.
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 8:21 a.m.
Spokane firefighters had a busy Monday morning after two house fires broke out on the east side of the city.
Sat., Jan. 23, 2016, 7:28 p.m.
For a few moments Saturday, radio calls from fire dispatchers once again echoed through the halls of the old Fire Station 3 on North Monroe.
Fri., Nov. 20, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago Swanson’s Hotel, also known as the Albion Block, “said to be the oldest downtown building in Spokane,” was destroyed by an early morning fire.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 4, 2015, 1:43 p.m.
Two people were able to escape safely from an early morning fire in Browne’s Addition, but are without a home.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 29, 2015, 9:47 p.m.
Most the residents in a north Spokane apartment building displaced by fire Wednesday night have been allowed back. The fire was reported just before 7 p.m. at 727 E. Glass …
Tue., Sept. 22, 2015, 8:55 a.m.
Fire investigators believe a rash of brush fires set early Monday morning in eastern Spokane and the Spokane Valley are the work of a serial arsonist.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 9, 2015, 10:17 a.m.
A 72-year-old man died in an early morning fire in an upstairs bedroom in North Spokane.
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015, 8:17 a.m.
The Spokane Fire Department has received several reports of scam callers seeking donations for fire victims.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 26, 2015, 4:35 p.m.
A fire last week in the Emerson-Garfield neighborhood was caused by a man who deliberately set his furniture on fire after locking himself in his apartment, police say.
Sun., Aug. 23, 2015
As Spokane’s aging firefighters head toward retirement, and the amount of overtime pay the department consumes rattles the Spokane City Council, Chief Bobby Williams and Mayor David Condon this week …
Fri., Aug. 21, 2015
When Spokane city firefighters are called into action, it’s not usually for a fire. Medical calls accounted for more than 81 percent of all Spokane Fire Department responses from 2010-14, …
Fri., Aug. 21, 2015
A man was pulled to safety from the Spokane River at the base of the Upper Falls Thursday morning, as 21 firefighters responded in kayaks, climbing ropes and medical vehicles. …
Thu., Aug. 13, 2015
An accidental release of chlorine gas Wednesday morning from a cylinder at Pacific Steel and Recycling in east Spokane sickened more than a dozen people there and at a nearby …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 12, 2015, 8:15 p.m.
Workers at Pacific Steel and Recycling in north Spokane accidentally punctured a barrel Wednesday morning, releasing a plume of chlorine gas that sickened workers there and at a nearby city …
Mon., Aug. 10, 2015, 2:32 p.m.
Spokane firefighters reported being bitten and kicked in the face while brawling with a man they were attempting to treat Saturday on the Maple Street Bridge.
Thu., July 16, 2015
NEWPORT, Wash. – An explosion that ripped through an aerospace company in Newport late Tuesday night injured five employees, including one critically, and could have implications for the local economy. …
Wed., July 8, 2015
A 31-year-old woman allegedly abandoned two children last week at a Home Depot in Spokane Valley after an employee caught her stealing inventory. Amber M. Elliott is accused of trying …
UPDATED: Thu., July 2, 2015, 4:19 p.m.
Fire crews from Spokane and Spokane Valley are battling a major fire at an apartment building in North Spokane.
Wed., July 1, 2015, 1:50 p.m.
A downtown Spokane restaurant was forced to close Wednesday after an overheating kitchen exhaust fan sent flames crawling up the side of the building. “It was a big, flamey mess,” …
Tue., June 30, 2015, 12:03 p.m.
Those who buy, sell or discharge fireworks illegally face up to 90 days in jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000.
Sat., June 27, 2015
Firefighters in Spokane, Spokane Valley and Spokane County Fire District 8 rushed to three house fires Friday evening. The most serious fire was reported at 6819 S. Meadows Road in …
Mon., June 22, 2015, 7:36 a.m.
Spokane police are investigating a body found in a car fire in north Spokane.