UPDATE: Firefighters Attack House Fire In Spokane Valley
UPDATE: We're told the fire started outside of the home in the back. It's an abandoned home. Neighbors say whoever lived there moved out recently. Firefighters originally thought it could be a meth house but that was not the case. The house is a total loss. Firefighters say the high winds aiding in the fire spreading so fast.
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - On Tuesday afternoon Spokane Valley firefighters responded to a house fire at E. 4th and S. Chronicle Rd. When crews arrived they found the home fully engulfed with flames. So far no injuries have been reported and it's too early to determine a cause. As soon as we get more details from the Spokane Valley Fire Dept. we'll post then. Look for updates here on KHQ.com, Facebook and our Twitter news feed.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:43 PM EDT2013-05-21 17:43:51 GMT
BREAKING NEWS - The Medical Examiner's Office has revised the death toll in the Moore, Oklahoma tornado from 91 people to at least 24 people.>>
UPDATE: Originally the death toll was reported to be 91 people and counting, however, the Medical examiner's office revised the death toll from the Oklahoma tornado to at least 24 people. A spokeswoman said Tuesday morning that she believes some victims were counted twice in the early chaos of the storm.>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 3:31 PM EDT2013-05-21 19:31:19 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima. Meteorologists contacted by The Associated Press used real time measurements to calculate the energy released during the storm's life span of almost an hour.>>