Wednesday, November 28 2012 10:43 AM EST2012-11-28 15:43:53 GMT
KHQ.COM - A chicken coop heating lamp is to blame for a garage fire in Medical Lake. It happened early Wednesday morning on the corner of Joshua & Graham.>>
KHQ.COM - A chicken coop heating lamp is to blame for a garage fire in Medical Lake. >>
UPDATE: At about ten Wednesday morning a fire ruined a home on the corner of 46th and Stone on Spokane's South Hill. Fire investigators say they still do not know what caused the blaze, but they do know in started in the back corner of the home. The homeowner spoke with KHQ and he said that he had just left and 15 minutes later he got a call that his home had gone up in flames. He said he has four school-aged children, but at this point they were too emotional to go on camera. No one was injured.
Neighbor Tom Kearney manages the neighborhood watch program nearby and he said he just updated his list of contacts. He actually made the call to the man who lives at the place and let him know that a fire had started. Firefighters arrived in force as did a number of nearby onlookers.
TWEET FROM KHQ'S ALEX ROZIER: Fire started in back corner of house. Cause undetermined fire investigators says. 20 firefighters out here fighting this.
TWEET FROM KHQ'S ALEX ROZIER: Homeowner says he has four boys. No one was hurt in this fire.
TWEET FROM KHQ'S ALEX ROZIER: Homeowner said he left then 15 minutes later his phone was ringing telling him of fire. Very emotional as you would expect.
TWEET FROM KHQ'S ALEX ROZIER: Fire at 46th and stone now put out. Doesn't look good. Neighbors say homeowners have 4 kids ages 7-15.
UPDATE: Crews have a handle on the fire. There is significant roof damage. At this hour we're awaiting more details.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Right now firefighters are battling a house fire at 46th Ave. & Stone St. So far there are no injuries reported. We have a KHQ crew on the scene gathering video and details. Stay tuned to KHQ.com for the very latest. You can also follow the latest developments on our KHQ Facebook wall 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.>>