Fire Department News Releases for August 2023

Aug. 21

Accidental Cooking Fire Displaces Local Family

4:47 p.m. - Spokane Fire responded to a report of a house on fire at 1317 East 13th Ave.

15 Acre Wildfire in Westwood Natural Area Prompts Level 2 Evacuations

8:17 a.m. - Spokane Fire was dispatched to the 2800 block of West Thorpe Rd for a report of a fire near this location burning in the Westwood Natural Area.

Aug. 7

High Angle Rope Rescue at Monroe Street Bridge

8:54 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a male experiencing a medical emergency on the south bank of the Spokane River under the Monroe Street Bridge.

Northside Bar Fire

8:52 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to Rosewood and Cincinnati for a report of a building fire.

Aug. 4

Major Wildland Fire in Sunset Hills Causes Evacuations

8:59 a.m. - Major Wildfire Causes Evacuations; Firefighters Keep It Away From Structures