Fire Department News Releases for June 2015

June 30

Report recommends hospital cardiac arrest registry participation

12:14 p.m. - An Institute of Medicine report suggests participation in a national registry of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests to track and improve survival.

June 29

Amateur fireworks ban continues on sale, use

12:30 p.m. - Amateur sale and use of fireworks is banned in Spokane for the 23rd consecutive year.

Attic fires damage two homes

11:42 a.m. - Electrical malfunctions caused attic fires in two separate homes late Sunday.

June 27

Train, truck collision brings HazMat response

9:08 p.m. - A train and truck collision spilled several hundred gallons of magnesium chloride.

Fire damages north Spokane home

2:46 p.m. - No one was injured by a fire that damaged a north Spokane home on Friday evening.

North Spokane house fire under investigation

7:12 a.m. - No one was injured by a house fire that cause $100,000 in damage.

June 19

One escapes injury in kitchen grease fire

8:35 a.m. - No one was injured by a fire sparked by cooking grease.

June 17

Investigators determine smoking materials sparked fire at high-rise

12:58 p.m. - A fire in a high-rise building downtown yesterday afternoon temporarily displaced over one-hundred residents.

June 16

Fire marshal issues restrictions on outdoor recreational fires

3:53 p.m. - Restrictions on outdoor recreational fires will take effect tomorrow, June 17, 2015.

Fire damages unoccupied home for second time

8:39 a.m. - Spokane fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of two fires that have burned the same home twice in a month.

June 11

Fire on North Monroe intentionally set

12:04 p.m. - Investigators have determined a fire on North Monroe early today was arson.

June 6

Unattended food on stoves causes two fires

9:29 p.m. - Unattended food on stoves damaged two kitchens in separate fires.