SPOKANE, Wash. - On Saturday, August 4, at 8:42 AM, 8 Companies of Spokane Firefighters, 2 Senior
Ladders, 1 Heavy Rescue, 5 Engines responded to a reported structure fire at the
corner of 2nd and Bernard in Downtown Spokane.
Firefighters from Station One
arrived within 3-minutes to find heavy smoke and flames showing from a third
floor apartment window. Crews made a quick entry using the fire escape on the
backside of the building and found the severely burned occupant still in the
The victim was rescued to the exterior of the building where he
received treatment by 2 Advanced Life Support engine company's and was
transported to the hospital by an AMR Ambulance where he was being prepared to
be transferred to Harbor View.
The remaining crews immediately began to attack
the fire. Ladder Companies began by laddering the roof and ventilating the
interior while engine companies confined the fire to the room of origin.
well coordinated effort prevented extension of the fire and quickly extinguished
the fire in approximately 1 hour. There were no additional injuries reported
from either residents or firefighters.
The cause is still under investigation.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane firefighters responded to a fire on an upper floor of a brick building at 2nd and Bernard in downtown Spokane Saturday morning.
The fire was in a third floor apartment which we are told made it difficult for firefighters to access. The resident of the apartment was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. We are told the victim has burns on over 70% of their body.
The fire has been extinguished and the area will remain blocked off for a couple of hours while crews clean up.
Investigators are on scene trying to determine a cause.
As soon as we get any more information on this fire, we will be sure to update you right here on khq.com.
Wednesday, May 22 2013 12:27 AM EDT2013-05-22 04:27:35 GMT
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Officials in Washington are expressing disappointment that Fairchild Air Force base was not chosen as the first home of the Air Force's new aerial refueling tankers.>>
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