Latest Fire Department News Releases

Oct. 12

Fire Marshal lifts restrictions on outdoor recreational fires for the

11:23 a.m. - The burn restrictions that were implemented for outdoor recreational fires were lifted this morning by order of the Spokane City Fire Marshal.

Oct. 9

SFD and Whitworth University improve fire safety for community

3:28 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department and Whitworth University improve fire safety for community through nationwide town/gown project

Oct. 4

Two houses destroyed after early morning house fire

Noon - One resident was treated for smoke inhalation and two firefighters sustained minor injuries after a house fire in the 100 block of E. Sinto Ave.

Oct. 1

Cause of N. Ruby St. house fire ruled accidental

5:26 p.m. - The cause of a fire that damaged a home in the 1600 block of N. Ruby St. on Thursday has been ruled accidental.

Sept. 28

Cause of house fire remains under investigation

2:38 p.m. - Fire investigators with the SFD’s Special Investigation Unit are continuing to investigate what caused a fire at a home on N. Ruby St.

Sept. 24

Smoke alarm helps residents safely evacuate during house fire

8:28 a.m. - A smoke alarm installed earlier this year by the Spokane Fire Department (SFD) helped residents quickly evacuate during a house fire last night.

Sept. 23

Cause of yesterday’s house fire under investigation

7:45 a.m. - Yesterday just after 5:30 p.m., the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 600 block of S. Regal St. for a reported house on fire.

Sept. 18

Improperly discarded smoking materials caused fatal apartment fire

12:19 p.m. - SFD fire investigators have determined improperly discarded smoking materials caused last week’s fatal apartment fire.

Sept. 14

Cause of duplex fire deemed undetermined

2:39 p.m. - The cause of yesterday’s duplex fire in the 300 block of E. Wabash Ave. has been declared undetermined by fire investigators.

One person dies in early morning fire

7:43 a.m. - One person has died after an early morning apartment fire in the Hillyard neighborhood.