Stories tagged: spokane valley fire department
Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
A Spokane Valley Fire Employees Scholarship recipient in 2013, Alexis Skjelbred became a Spokane nurse a few years later. She’d once abandoned that dream after high school academic struggles. A …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
The Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to a commercial fire at the Spokane Industrial Park Monday evening after a Powdertech employee smelled smoke inside their building. Spokane Valley Fire officials …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019
KHQ reported the man was securing a chain around an axle when he was run over. The driver of the tow truck didn’t realize the other man was still underneath …
Sun., Nov. 3, 2019
A ladder company was needed to ventilate the roof at 210 S. Farr Road just after 7 p.m. Saturday. Six units were damaged in the blaze, believed to have been …
Sat., Oct. 26, 2019
The Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to a report of a hazardous materials spill Friday afternoon at at Kemira Water Solutions after a rail car was reported to be leaking …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
A fire destroyed a Cedar Chateau Estates apartment unit and damaged another Thursday afternoon. The residents of the damaged Spokane Valley apartment units were evacuated and investigators were working to …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
The Spokane Valley Fire Department has put out a 2020 calendar full of historical photos and facts in honor of its 80th anniversary.
Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
A retired Spokane Valley railroad conductor is challenging a 30-year incumbent for his seat on the Spokane Valley Fire Board of Commissioners.
Mon., Oct. 14, 2019
Candidate for the Spokane Valley Fire Commission Bradley Mertens said he hopes to improve communication and work with unions, while incumbent Patrick Burch said a fire commissioner’s first responsibility is …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 7, 2019
Dozens of damaged Lime scooters were piled outside of a Spokane Valley warehouse Monday morning following a fire that blackened the signature green frames and melted the plastic housing that …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 23, 2019
Spokane Valley firefighters respond to separate fires at Oxford Suites, manufactured home Sunday night
More than 40 Spokane Valley Fire Department vehicles and a Spokane County Fire District 9 engine were dispatched between two full-response fires at a hotel and a manufactured home on …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019
One person safely escaped a house that caught fire on the corner of East Sinto Avenue and North Greenacres Road in Spokane Valley on Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
The fire was contained within 20 minutes and extinguished over the next several hours. No one was injured in the incident.
UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019
A one-term incumbent Spokane Valley Fire commissioner is hoping to retain his seat, as a former city councilman and a first-time candidate challenge him.
UPDATED: Sun., July 14, 2019
At least three fires measuring less than 25 acres required firefighter response throughout the Inland Northwest on Sunday afternoon, one of which sent a gray plume of smoke up over …
Thu., June 20, 2019
The Spokane Valley Fire Department has noticed a rash of thefts of brass fire caps from Fire Department Connection systems at businesses in Liberty Lake.
Thu., June 20, 2019
With claims that they help with sleep, anxiety and stress, Spokane first responders are using those calming effects to help people who have autism or are in crisis.
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019
Two people – and a dog – escaped unharmed from a raging mobile home fire Friday in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019
An employee at a metal recycling yard in Spokane Valley inadvertently started a large fire while using a cutting torch Monday afternoon.
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019
A Spokane Valley small business was destroyed Friday morning after a fire tore through an attic, displacing two families who lived in basement apartments.
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019
Last October firefighters installed smoke alarms in a Spokane Valley home; that investment saved lives when the home caught fire Wednesday night.
A fire at a Spokane Valley mobile home on Wednesday would have turned out much worse if firefighters wouldn’t have responded to the same house last year, for a non-fire …
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019
Two cars burst into flames Tuesday in Spokane Valley, but no one was hurt.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
A Spokane Valley paint store was completely destroyed Sunday night in a fire.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a replacement levy for the Spokane Valley Fire Department that will fund salaries, equipment, fire engines and capital projects.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
Hundreds of friends and family gathered Saturday to honor retired Spokane Valley Fire Captain Tim Cruger at his funeral following a procession of emergency response vehicles.
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019
A family of three was displaced Wednesday evening after a fire tore through their Spokane Valley apartment.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
Spokane Valley Firefighters responded to a house fire early Wednesday morning that displaced two people and two dogs. No one was hurt.
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019
Former Spokane Valley firefighter Jon Sprague, who was fired by the Spokane Valley Fire Department for sending religious emails through his work account, was awarded $900,000 in a settlement.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019
Three Spokane Valley Fire Fighters were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after being exposed to chemicals from a bug bomb.
Tue., Jan. 15, 2019
The Spokane Valley Fire Department wants voters to approve a $113 million tax to help pay salaries, buy new fire engines, and build a new Barker Road fire station and …