Fire Department News Releases for June 2018

June 28

SFD reminds citizens that fireworks are illegal

2:04 p.m. - With the Fourth of July holiday just one week away, SFD reminds everyone that the sale and use of all amateur fireworks is illegal.

House fire remains under investigation

10:12 a.m. - A fire remains under investigation after damaging a detached garage and spreading to an unoccupied home in east central Spokane.

June 21

Improperly discarded smoking materials to blame for early morning fire

1:52 p.m. - Fire investigators say improperly discarded smoking materials caused this morning’s fire at a commercial building.

June 17

Early morning garage fire quickly contained

10:38 a.m. - This morning at approximately 1:00 a.m. SFD responded to the 2200 E block of Mission St. on a report of a detached garage on fire.

Fire Damages 5 Mile Prairie Home

10:24 a.m. - At approximately 4:40 p.m. hours on Saturday, SFD, SPD, and Fire District 9 were dispatched to a structure fire in the 7700 block on N. Maple St.

Auto extrication Lower South Hill

10:02 a.m. - On Saturday at approximately 12:40 a.m., SFD responded to lower South Hill on a report of a motor vehicle collision.

June 13

SFD Announces Achievement of 100% Paramedic Staffing at all stations

1:04 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department Announces the Achievement of 100% Paramedic Staffing at all 16 Fire Stations

June 12

Spokane Fire Department Honored with 2018 Heart Safe Community Award

10:59 a.m. - SFD) was selected as the winner of the 2018 Heart Safe Community Award – Large Community from the International Association of Fire Chiefs.