Stories tagged: spokane valley fire department
Sat., Feb. 12, 2011
A couple of bar customers nearly blew themselves up this week, but disaster was thankfully averted. The Spokane Valley Fire Department was called to the Sullivan Scoreboard Tavern at 202 …
Wed., Feb. 9, 2011
Spokane Valley fire officials this morning said that a blaze at a vacant building along Interstate 90 started outside of the building and is considered suspicious.
Sat., Jan. 29, 2011
At Monday’s Spokane Valley Fire commissioners meeting the department gave Outstanding Citizen awards to two men who stopped and gave life-saving treatment to a hit-and-run victim in the early morning …
Thu., Jan. 6, 2011
Emergency crews responded to a fire at 5:48 a.m. Thursday in Post Falls and say the fire’s origins are suspicious in nature.
Thu., Dec. 16, 2010
Five months after the new contract between American Medical Response and most Spokane County fire districts took effect things seem to be going well. AMR has been tweaking where it …
Wed., Dec. 15, 2010
Spokane Valley fire crews didn’t have far to go to put out a fire just after 11 p.m. Monday. It was in their own kitchen. Crew members from Station 6 …
Fri., Nov. 26, 2010
No one was hurt in a Thursday afternoon fire that appears to have begun in the basement of a Spokane Valley home.
Mon., Nov. 8, 2010
Wood stove ashes left next to a wood pile apparently triggered a fire that damaged a home in Spokane Valley today.
Sat., Oct. 23, 2010
Spokane Valley firefighters will ditch their traditional blue uniform shirts for three days this week in favor of bright pink T-shirts in order to raise breast cancer awareness. The “Cares …
Thu., Sept. 23, 2010
He’s cute, he’s friendly, his tail wags a mile a minute and he has a badge on his red collar. Meet Mako, the new arson dog at the Spokane Valley …
Sun., Sept. 12, 2010
The pit at Spokane Valley’s popular Longhorn Barbecue overheated and filled the restaurant with smoke during Saturday night’s dinnertime rush. More than 100 customers had to evacuate as firefighters sprayed …
Thu., Sept. 2, 2010
The Spokane Valley Fire Department and the city of Spokane Valley have reached an agreement with the Spokane Business and Industrial Park regarding the upgrade of fire sprinkler systems installed …
Thu., Aug. 19, 2010
There has been a lot of discussion lately about the Sprague/Appleway couplet, and it’s apparently not only the business community that has issues with it. Last week Spokane Valley Fire …
Wed., July 21, 2010
A 69-year-old man died in a fire inside his Spokane Valley apartment early today.
Thu., June 24, 2010
Spokane Valley First Department crews have extinguished a fire in a small detached garage at 7223 E. Montgomery.
Fri., June 18, 2010
Two teens will receive $750 each today for tipping fire investigators to a text message that helped arrest five people, including a man now accused of murdering his pregnant girlfriend, …
Thu., June 17, 2010
After years of discussion, a group of almost all Spokane County fire departments and fire districts, led by Spokane Valley Fire, have finally agreed to an ambulance contract with American …
Wed., June 9, 2010
Sparks flying from a welding torch may be to blame for a blaze that destroyed a Spokane Valley man’s garage and heavily damaged his home Tuesday.
Wed., May 26, 2010
Two older residents smelled smoke Tuesday morning in their single-wide mobile home at the Flamingo Trailer Court in Spokane Valley and fled for safety before fire destroyed the building. About …
Tue., May 25, 2010
Two older residents smelled smoke this morning in their single-wide mobile home at the Flamingo Trailer Court in Spokane Valley and fled for safety before fire destroyed their home.
Fri., May 21, 2010
High winds forced a Spokane Valley Fire Department communications trailer off Interstate 90 Thursday, causing an estimated $5,000 in damage.
Fri., April 23, 2010
Improperly stored rags sparked a fire at a Spokane Valley home on Thursday.
Thu., April 22, 2010
A fire in a sawdust pile filled a Spokane Valley woodworking business with smoke Wednesday morning, but firefighters prevented the blaze from spreading. The owner of Euro Woodworking in the …
Wed., April 21, 2010
A fire in a sawdust pile filled a Spokane Valley woodworking business with smoke this morning, but firefighters were called in time to prevent the blaze from spreading.
Sat., April 10, 2010
Parking will soon be banned on some narrow roads around Liberty Lake that were laid out in horse-and-buggy days. Spokane County commissioners unanimously approved the parking restrictions this week, and …
Sat., April 10, 2010
A Deer Park woman is lucky to be alive after her car got wedged underneath a semitrailer on Interstate 90 on Tuesday. According to the Washington State Patrol, Kathleen Schroeder, …
Thu., March 25, 2010
The Spokane Valley Fire Department took another step Wednesday in its program to improve fire protection in Spokane Valley and Liberty Lake. Fire commissioners and other district officials gathered for …
Wed., March 24, 2010
The Spokane Valley Fire Department took another step today in a multiyear program to improve fire protection in Spokane Valley and Liberty Lake.
Sat., Feb. 20, 2010
A Spokane man was still in critical condition in Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Thursday after crashing his motorcycle in the early hours of Feb. 14 at the corner of …
Sat., Jan. 23, 2010
The Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to 201 calls from Jan. 14 to 20, including five reports of minor fires. One was an arson fire at the Whimsical Pig Apartments, …