Fire Department News Releases for May 2015

May 22

Memorial Day events to honor lost firefighters

9:43 a.m. - Two events planned for Monday afternoon will honor firefighters who have lost their lives.

May 20

Rescuers help injured man from riverbank

3:46 p.m. - Rescuers pulled an injured man from the steep riverbank along the Spokane River today.

Minor fire damages downtown library elevator

10:45 a.m. - Downtown library open after minor morning electrical fire contained to elevator shaft.

May 16

Basement fire briefly displaces family

12:01 a.m. - No one was injured by a basement fire in northwest Spokane on Friday afternoon.

May 12

Specialized training to be provided for ARUs

1:52 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department will provide specialized training and update dispatch procedures for its pilot ARU program.

May 11

Fire significantly damages West Central home

9:29 a.m. - Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire that significantly damaged a West Central home early this morning.

May 8

Propane torch sparks accidental fire

11:31 p.m. - A homeowner using a propane torch sparked an accidental fire outside an Indian Trail home.

May 7

Small aircraft with two occupants crashes into Spokane River

Midnight - A small plane with two occupants crashed into the Spokane River this afternoon after declaring an unspecified in-flight emergency.

May 4

Fire burns interior of West Central home

9:51 p.m. - One person was injured in a fire that damaged the second floor of a West Central home.

Fire burns exterior of northeast Spokane home

4:45 p.m. - Fire investigators are working to determine the of a fire that damaged the exterior of a northeast Spokane home.

May 1

Fire damages north Spokane garage

10:22 p.m. - Fire heavily damaged a detached garage in northwest Spokane on Friday evening, but firefighters knocked it down before it spread to the nearby home.

One pulled from roof of burning home

8:15 a.m. - Fire damaged a north Spokane home occupied by two people early today. No one was injured.