Latest Fire Department News Releases

Today

Improper cigarette disposal caused mobile home fire

9:50 a.m. - Fire investigators say Sunday’s mobile home fire was determined to be accidental.

Aug. 12

Eight residents displaced after house fire

9:25 p.m. - At approximately 6:11 p.m., the Spokane Fire Department (SFD) responded to a house on fire in the 200 block of E. Longfellow Ave.

Early morning fire destroys mobile home

10:16 a.m. - Just after 3 a.m., SFD responded to a reported structure fire in a gated retirement community located in the 2300 block of W. 16 Ave.

Aug. 7

Natural gas leak causes evacuations

6:45 a.m. - Yesterday just before 8:30 a.m., SFD was dispatched to northwest Spokane for a hazardous materials incident involving a natural gas leak.

Brush fire threatens home near Sunset Highway

6:34 a.m. - Yesterday around 10:00 a.m., SFD and DNR responded to the report of a brush fire in the vicinity of Sunset Highway and Audubon St.

Aug. 5

Triplex fire on lower South Hil

11:20 p.m. - Just after 5:30 p.m., the Spokane Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire involving multiple apartment units.

Fire adjacent to Dwight Merkel Field quickly contained

11:16 p.m. - Brush and timber fire adjacent to Dwight Merkel Field quickly contained

July 29

Fire heavily damages three garages and contents inside

9:17 p.m. - Just before 4:30 p.m., fire crews responded to the report of an explosion and multiple detached garages burning in the alleyway.

Fire at downtown apartment under investigation

3:43 p.m. - Fire investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire that damaged a downtown apartment building early Saturday morning.

Cause of South Hill house fire under investigation

12:33 p.m. - Fire investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire that damaged a South Hill home on Saturday.