Fire Department News Releases for November 2018

Nov. 30

Spokane Fire Department: Heat your home safely

12:21 p.m. - Heating is the second leading cause of U.S. home fires, deaths and injuries.

Nov. 29

Candles left burning unattended started yesterday’s house fire

4:08 p.m. - Fire investigators say candles left burning unattended caused yesterday’s house fire that displaced a family of seven.

Nov. 28

Family displaced after house fire

6:34 p.m. - A family of seven was displaced after a fire damaged a home in the South Hill neighborhood this afternoon.

Nov. 27

East Central Neighborhood House Fire

11:09 a.m. - Last night at approximately 8:42 p.m., SFD and SVFD responded to the 2500 E. block of Pacific Ave. on a report of a residential structure fire.

Nov. 20

Fire caused by keeping combustibles too close to wood stove

4:23 p.m. - Fire investigators advise today’s house fire on N. Seminole Dr. was a result of a wood stove vent pipe being too close to combustibles.

Nov. 19

Cause of north side house fire under investigation

12:30 p.m. - On Saturday at 6:30 p.m., units from the Spokane Fire Department (SFD)were dispatched to a structure fire in the 2800 block of N. Perry St.

Nov. 17

Fire causes major structural damage to parking garage

2:18 p.m. - Fire investigators with fire investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire that damaged an under-construction parking garage.

Nov. 11

Fire causes significant damage to home

1:47 p.m. - Last night at approximately 7:15 p.m., SFD responded to a reported structure fire on the corner of N. Cincinnati St. and E. Carlisle Ave.

Nov. 8

Chimney fire spreads to attic in N. Altamont home

10:32 a.m. - Fire investigators determined a chimney fire that spread to an attic caused Tuesday’s house fire.

Nov. 6

Residents able to safely evacuate fire thanks to alert neighbors

4:41 p.m. - Thanks to alert neighbors, two residents were able to safely evacuate their home after a fire this afternoon.