Latest Fire Department News Releases


House Fire Leaves Six Gonzaga Students Displaced

4:02 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire.

March 13

Investigators Release Cause of Fatal House Fire

9:18 a.m. - Investigators from the Special Investigations Unit have concluded that the fatal fire on West Elmhurst Ave was deliberately started.

March 12

Illegal Camping Cause of Garage Fire, Displaces Two Families

10:09 a.m. - On Monday, March 11, 2024, at 8:55 a.m., the Spokane Fire Department received a call about a house fire on the 00 block of East Rockwell Avenue.

March 11

Quick Response Limits Fire Damage to Home

2:40 p.m. - Engine 15 promptly arrived at the scene within three minutes and confirmed a fire in the basement of a split-level home.

Feb. 27

Series of Incendiary Fires Concerns SFD Investigators

3:26 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department's Special Investigations Unit is urging the public to stay vigilant to prevent further fires and aid in their investigations.

Feb. 20

Fire Causes Damage to Local Business

1:28 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department responded to a fire reported at Sparky’s Subs.

Jan. 25

Intentionally Set Fire Severely Damages Home, Kills Two Dogs

3:50 p.m. - On Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, at 9:45 p.m., SFD received a dispatch about a house fire in the 2600 block of East Desmet Ave.

Jan. 22

Pair of Weekend House Fires Keep Spokane Firefighters Busy

10:56 a.m. - Over the weekend, SFD responded to two working house fires, keeping our firefighters busy in addition to the increased weather-related calls.

Jan. 17

SFD's Quick Actions Prevent Electrical Fire from Spreading Into Home

2:58 p.m. - Please consult licensed electricians to ensure the safe use of multiple high-wattage appliances without overloading their electrical systems.

Jan. 16

Arctic Temperatures Keep Spokane Firefighters Busy

4:17 p.m. - SFD responded to four "working" fires over a three-day period.