SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Spokane County Fire District 8 is currently accepting applications for Temporary Hourly Firefighters, Resident Firefighters, and Volunteer and Volunteer on Duty Firefighters. Recruitment is open until Friday, March 8, 2013, at 4:00 pm. An applicant orientation will be held Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 7:00 pm at Station 82, 12100 E Palouse Hwy, Valleyford.
Spokane County Fire District 8 provides a full range of services including fire suppression, emergency medical services, fire prevention and investigation, and associated support and maintenance services to 20,206 citizens in a 110 square mile area in south Spokane County. SCFD8 responded to 1,352 incidents in 2011 from four strategically located stations. Each station is staffed twenty-four hours a day with a combination of career, temporary hourly, resident, and volunteer personnel.
Spokane County Fire District 8 operates under the State of Washington laws and codes that govern fire departments and is under the direction of a three person Board of Fire Commissioners.
For additional information and to download an application packet please CLICK HERE
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:32 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:32:00 GMT
CNN - Even for a city toughened by disaster, Moore has never seen this kind of devastation.>>
CNN - Even for a city toughened by disaster, Moore has never seen this kind of devastation. A massive, howling tornado pulverized a vast swath of the Oklahoma City suburb Monday, chewing up homes and businesses, and severely damaging a hospital and two elementary schools.>>
Monday, May 20 2013 7:53 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:53:52 GMT
In order from left to right: Officer Lesser, Officer Valdez, Officer Jensen
SPOKANE, Wash. - Multiple sources have confirmed that three officers were involved in the May 16th shooting in Nine Mile Falls. The Officers involved include Adam Valdez,Dan Lesser and Jake Jensen.>>
SPOKANE, Wash. - Multiple sources have confirmed that three officers were involved in the May 16th shooting in Nine Mile Falls. The Officers involved include Officer Adam Valdez, Officer Dan Lesser and Officer Jake Jensen. Sources close to Spokane County Sheriff's Office and SPD say two of these officers were involved in past shootings.>>
Monday, May 20 2013 7:53 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:53:30 GMT
CRAIGMONT, Idaho - The Hinrich Trading Company area has been released back to the company and their insurance for cleanup. >>
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Monday, May 20 2013 6:14 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:14:02 GMT
KHQ.COM - The Spokane County Sheriff's Department has released video from their helicopter Air-1>>
KHQ.COM - The Spokane County Sheriff's Department has released video from their helicopter Air-1 of the Stearman biplane's opening flyover to start this year's Armed Forces Torchlight Parade and their second pass where they honored the KC135 aircrew lost in Kyrgyzstan as they flew a "Missing Man Formation.">>