Fire Department News Releases for 2020

February

West Downtown Apartment Fire

Feb. 19 at 11:12 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 1200-block of West Riverside Ave for an alarm activation. The call was quickly upgraded to a commercial fire.

Hiker falls from cliff at Bowl & Pitcher

Feb. 18 at 8:47 a.m. - SFD and SCFD9 dispatched to Riverside State Park near Bowl & Pitcher for a report of someone who fell approximately 20-feet off of rock cliffs.

Search Continues for Monroe Street Jumper

Feb. 17 at 4:56 p.m. - SFD responds to call for an adult male observed by two witnesses jumping into the river from the east side of the bridge.

Early Morning Lincoln Heights House Fire

Feb. 8 at 11:46 p.m. - Spokane Fire responded to a reported house fire on the 4200 block of East 28th Avenue.

Female Rescued from Spokane River

Feb. 4 at 4:05 p.m. - SFD successfully rescues woman from the Spokane River near Peaceful Valley.

Search Continues For Missing Person in the Spokane River

Feb. 3 at 1:05 p.m. - Spokane Fire, Spokane Police, and Spokane Valley Fire were dispatched for a person reported to have jumped from the Post Street bridge.

January

Chemical Mixture sends Homeowner & First Responder to Hospital

Jan. 30 at 9:01 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a medical incident in the 2600-blk of N Atlantic St.

Dangerous CO Issue This Morning at Old City Hall

Jan. 23 at 3:43 p.m. - Spokane Fire responds to extreme levels of carbon monoxide caused by a malfunctioning boiler in Old City Hall.

Early Morning House Fire

Jan. 22 at 3:09 p.m. - SFD responds to an early morning fire at 3800 East Broad.

Damage Prevented in Sprague Union District Fire

Jan. 21 at 12:53 p.m. - SFD's efforts prevented any damage to commercial building in Sprague Union District.

Knighten Stairclimb Team

Jan. 21 at 12:50 p.m. - Help SFD reach our goal of raising $60,000 before the March 8, Scott Firefighter Stairclimb.

Firefighter Injured At South Hill House Fire

Jan. 21 at 12:41 p.m. - Firefighter suffers minor ankle injury at South Hill house fire.

Suicide Attempt Leads to Hazardous Material Incident

Jan. 16 at 12:05 p.m. - SFD paramedics respond to patient experiencing respiratory symptoms due to a suicide attempt by mixing chemicals that created a life-threatening vapor

Heavy Fire Damage to South Hill Home

Jan. 16 at 11:59 a.m. - Wednesday, Jan. 15, units from SFD were dispatched to a structure fire at 2724 E. 16th.

Garage Fire in East Sinto Neighborhood

Jan. 9 at 2:29 p.m. - SFD responds to fire in a detached garage being used as a living space.

Ooh That Smell?!?

Jan. 2 at 1:59 p.m. - Tips to ensure a safe, warm and energy-efficient winter.

Evening Fire in the Shadle Neighborhood

Jan. 2 at 12:47 p.m. - On New Year's Day SFD was dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 4400 Block of North Howard Street.