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Posted: Apr 19, 2019

Spokane Fire Department gifts gear, firetrucks to Peruvian volunteer firefighters

As two Peruvian firefighters stood nearby, Spokane Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer settled his gaze on a cluster of boxes in the middle of a large hangar at the fire department’s training facility near Spokane Community College. “I’m gonna donate all of that to them,” he said Thursday afternoon, pointing to the half dozen boxes of coats, pants and boots.
- PUB DATE: 4/19/2019 5:19:19 AM - SOURCE: Spokane Spokesman-Review
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Posted: Apr 19, 2019

Funding for Southeast Thurston Fire Authority Station 22 Remodel Still in The Works

The Washington State Department of Commerce recently awarded Southeast Thurston Fire Authority a $244,440 grant to partially fund the recommission of Station 22, a small substation abandoned more than a decade ago near Lake Lawrence. Fire Chief Mark King said the fire authority is still looking to find other sources of grant funding to mitigate the cost of a potential bond.
- PUB DATE: 4/19/2019 1:51:05 AM - SOURCE: Nisqually Valley News
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Posted: Apr 19, 2019

Man found dead after downtown Bainbridge Island fire

An elderly man was found dead after a fire in downtown Winslow Thursday night. Emergency responders were called to Winslow Green at 8 p.m. April 18 for a two-alarm commercial fire. Photos posted on social media showed large flames escaping from windows in the upper floor of the complex, above the pharmacy and adjacent clothing store.
- PUB DATE: 4/19/2019 1:42:05 AM - SOURCE: Bainbridge Island Review
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Posted: Apr 19, 2019

Arson suspect caught on camera entering Seattle bar

A man slipped into a Capitol Hill nightspot and moments later left a restroom filled with smoke and flames. Security cameras from Corvus & Co. show the man pushing past the crowd just after midnight on Wednesday. Seattle police are now using that footage to try and track him down. Owner Paul Berryman has never put a lot of restrictions on who can use the restroom at Corvus & Co.
- PUB DATE: 4/18/2019 11:34:56 PM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Apr 18, 2019

Small brush fire ignites in East Wenatchee

PHOTO: A small brush fire torched approximately one-tenth of an acre in East Wenatchee on Tuesday afternoon. The blaze was reported just after 11 a.m. at the corner of North Georgia Avenue and Fourth Street Northeast. Firefighter Billy Turner with Douglas County Fire District No. 2 tells iFIBER ONE News the fire started when a small residential burn got out of control and spread to a nearby gulch.
- PUB DATE: 4/18/2019 10:40:27 AM - SOURCE: iFiberOne
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