Spokane Valley Brush Fire - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Brush Fire In Spokane Valley

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to a brush fire on Wednesday that was reported around 32nd Ave. and Sullivan Rd. The call came in at 2:07 PM, and the first arriving engines reported a 100'X50' fire was burning in the trees and slow moving across the ground in tall weeds.

The wind had changed and blew embers which started a second fire 100 yards away. Six units from SVFD with assistance from DNR and BLM had the fires contained in one hour. Approximately ½ acre total was burned. No homes were threatened and no injuries were reported.

Saltese road was closed from Sullivan to Chapman for 2 hours so crews could work safely. The road is open at this time! Witnesses said that three teenage males were seen just before the fire was noticed. Anyone with information regarding the fire is encouraged to call the fire department at 928-1700.

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KHQ.COM - Firefighters in Spokane Valley have contained 2 small brush fires that burned in the area of 32nd & Sullivan on Wednesday afternoon. Saltese Rd. at Needham was partially closed while crews worked on putting the fire out. The cause is under investigation. No injuries have been reported.

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