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Firefighters knock down fuel tanker fire in Eagle Ridge neighborhood
SPOKANE, Wash - Spokane firefighters knocked down a fuel tanker fire in the Eagle Ridge neighborhood near S Skylark Drive and S. Forest Ridge Drive late Tuesday night. Neighbors in the area reported hearing an explosion that rattled windows of nearby homes just before 11 o'clock.
Body found in SUV in downtown Spokane
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating Tuesday after a body was found inside an SUV in a parking lot near 2nd and Division. Details are limited, but heavy police activity was reported around 4 p.m. KHQ's Patrick Erickson reports that people inside the SUV spotted an ambulance in the parking lot of the 7-11 store and asked for help. Paramedics found a man dead inside.
Firefighters contain brush fire near Sullivan Road in Spokane Valley
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley firefighters say a fire near Sullivan Road and Marietta Avenue is contained Tuesday night. The fire is about 100 feet by 100 feet burning in brush and trees. Three units responded to bring the fire under control. Investigators were on scene Tuesday night to figure out what caused the fire.
WATCH: Man plucked from raging California river in dramatic video
RENO, Nev. (AP) - A Nevada man is safe after helicopter rescuers plucked him from a rock surrounded by swift-moving water above a nearly 50-foot waterfall in California. California Highway Patrol Officer David White said Tuesday that 25-year-old Kalani Tuiono escaped from the frigid, snowmelt-choked Yuba River with minor scratches and scrapes on Saturday, an outcome that amazed rescuers.
Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery searching for new home
SPOKANE, Wash. - The Vanessa Behan Crisis Emergency Nursery has outgrown its space and is looking for a new home. After two failed attempts to purchase property, the nursery is reaching out to the public for help find a new location to serve neglected and abused children, as well as offer several other services for the community.
Water rescue crews respond to man who refuses help
SPOKANE, Wash. - A 9-1-1 call triggered a massive emergency response to the Spokane River Tuesday afternoon, but the man rescue crews were trying to save said he didn’t want their help. Spokane police officers and firefighters responded just downstream of the Green Street Bridge shortly after noon. Our crews were on scene and heard the man tell firefighters and police that he was just swimming.