Stories tagged: spokane valley fire department
Thu., May 3, 2018
The Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to several calls from April 16-29 involving a cooking fire and three motor vehicle accidents resulting in nonlife-threatening injuries.
Thu., May 3, 2018
Valley Fire, Fire District 8 team up to raise awareness on wildfire preparedness in rural areas through planned workshop
The Spokane Valley Fire Department and Spokane County Fire District 8 are teaming up to offer a Wildfire Community Preparedness Day workshop Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at Redeemer …
Wed., March 21, 2018
The Spokane Valley Fire Department battled two major fires last week at the Kaiser Aluminum plant and an apartment complex in which a resident received second-degree burns.
Thu., March 8, 2018
The Spokane Valley Fire Department this week battled a natural gas leak that shut down several businesses and blocked off a section of Broadway Avenue between Wilbur and Pines roads …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018
Broadway Avenue near Pines Road in Spokane Valley was closed for several hours while crews with Avista Utilities worked to repair a leaking natural gas line. Melanie Rose, spokeswoman for …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018
Spokane Valley firefighters battled wind and flames as they responded to an Otis Orchards house fire Sunday afternoon.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018
Fire roundup: After three kitchen fires in Spokane Valley, fire department warns ‘keep an eye on what you fry’
The Spokane Valley Fire Department this week responded to several calls including three cooking fires that occurred within a few days of each other.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018
The Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to several calls the week of Feb. 12 to Feb. 18, including three motor vehicle accidents and reports of water leaks.
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018
A former Spokane Valley Fire Department captain fired for sending religious emails through his work account can file a lawsuit claiming damages, the Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018
The Spokane Valley Fire Department this week responded to several calls including two fires originating from clothes dryers and an electrical panel fire that knocked out power to 10 businesses …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017
Firefighters responded to two garage fires in Spokane Valley that caused thousands of dollars in damage during the weekend of Dec. 15-17.
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017
If there were such a thing as a recipe for disaster, this was it. But Angel Fiorini and her three children made it out alive, thanks to her own heroic …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 16, 2017
Quick work by Spokane Valley Fire Department crews suppressed a garage fire in Spokane Valley Friday night, but not before three vehicles had been destroyed. At around 7:57 p.m., fire …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 4, 2017
The Spokane Valley Fire Department celebrated the newest addition to its fleet of firehouses with a ribbon cutting ceremony for it’s new state-of-the-art facility in Liberty Lake.
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 …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
Spokane Valley Fire Department will be making safety visits to more than 500 homes in high-risk areas over the next year, thanks to a $117,000 grant from the Federal Emergency …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017
The races for two Spokane Valley Fire Commission Board seats are too close to call. Stan Chalich, 73, is leading incumbent Patrick Burch with 49.8 percent of the vote for …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017
Spokane County Fire District Board Commissioner William A. “Bill” Anderson and challenger Larry T. Rider have at least one thing in common: more than two decades of firefighting experience. Anderson …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017
A former used car dealership was heavily damaged by fire early Wednesday in Spokane Valley.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
A car crashed into a gas meter Wednesday night in Spokane Valley, igniting escaping natural gas that caught the vehicle and a nearby home on fire.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017
It’s not unusual for the Spokane Valley Fire Department to get a call regarding a downed power line, but what they found on a recent call was a bit unusual.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017
People often try to burn yard debris, construction debris and trash in Spokane Valley - all of which is illegal - but firefighters found something new when they responded to …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017
Despite weeks of hot and dry weather and frequent reminders that a burn ban is in place, people are still not getting the message.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
Firefighters are investigating a series of small brush fires that started near Arbor Crest Wine Cellars in northern Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
A dog died in a house fire in Spokane Valley early Tuesday morning.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017
Firefighters battled a stubborn fire at Premier Lumber on East Kildea Road recently, finally dousing a fire in a wood filled hopper by dumping water on it from above.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
The Spokane Valley Fire Department has responded to a rash of fires recently caused by people putting their cigarette butts in flower pots or planters thinking they contain dirt.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017
Floating sawdust complicated efforts to douse a fire that damaged two structures at a lumber yard Sunday afternoon, according to the Spokane Valley Fire Department.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017
Firefighters quickly extinguished a small brush fire on the northern edge of the Dishman Hills in Spokane Valley Thursday afternoon.
Wed., July 26, 2017
Helpful neighbors saved the day after a cooking oil fire started in a Spokane Valley apartment recently.