SLIDESHOW: House Fire In Northwest Spokane; Children Taken To Hospital
UPDATE: The father and two children were taken to the hospital immediately. The mother and one other child were evaluated and the fourth child rode along. The ages of the children are 7, 6, 4 and 1. The 4-year-old has non life threatening injuries along with the father. The adult female is in stable condition along with the two other kids. Reporter Katie Steiner spoke with a neighbor who said he hosed down the fire with a hose before firemen arrived.
UPDATE: The family of six all made it out of the house. One adult and two children have been transported to the hospital. The condition of the children is unknown at this hour. It's not clear what started the fire. A firefighter on the scene says it wasn't a big fire and that smoke did most of the damage. As soon as we get more details we'll post them here on KHQ.com.
UPDATE: Police tell KHQ that witnesses say they could see flames shooting through the back of the structure. Witnesses also tell police that a family of 5 live in the home but it's unknown if they were inside during the time when the fire.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Right now firefighters are on the scene of a structure fire at Central and Haven in northeast Spokane. As soon as we get more details we'll post them 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.>>