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Posted: Jun 22, 2018

Firefighters jump from training to action in north Spokane County

Theoretical and hands-on training for first responders in north Spokane county immediately turned to application on Wednesday when a wildfire broke out near Chattaroy. Firefighters from across the region are meeting this week in Deer Park for the third annual Interagency Wildfire Training Academy. The goal of the academy is to provide specialized training, and connect different agencies in the area and assist them in collaboration.
- PUB DATE: 6/22/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KREM 2
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Posted: Jun 21, 2018

Police seek suspects in suspicious Kennewick fire

Police are looking for suspects who started a suspicious fire in Kennewick. Kennewick police said Wednesday a fire erupted in a field behind 1011 North Cleveland Street. Kennewick firefighters put out the flames. Fire crews say there was some window damage to a home, but there were no reports of anyone getting hurt.
- PUB DATE: 6/21/2018 5:50:29 PM - SOURCE: KEPR-TV CBS 19
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Posted: Jun 21, 2018

Discarded cigarettes cause fire at Yakima apartment

Firefighters say discarded cigarettes left on a cardboard box started an apartment fire Thursday morning. Yakima fire crews responded to an alarm around 8:50 a.m. at the Beech Street Apartments and found a fire contained to a third floor deck of one of the units. Firefighters are crediting the sprinkler system from keeping the fire from spreading to the attic which could have caused major damage.
- PUB DATE: 6/21/2018 4:41:44 PM - SOURCE: KIMA-TV CBS 29 Yakima
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