DEER PARK, Wash. - When a big forest fire hits, Eric Johnson is one of the first people to find out about it.
His plane, the "Fire Boss", is a unique firefighting machine. It can hold 800 gallons, and he can refill that tank by touching down on a lake or river.
There are only 3 "Fire Boss" planes
SPOKANE, Wash. - A two-vehicle crash at Maple and Augusta sent one man to the hospital late Thursday night.
It happened just after 9:30 PM as a vehicle traveling west on Augusta went through a stop sign, t-boning a Jeep heading north on Maple.
The force of the crash sent the Jeep through a fence
KHQ.COM - The Department of Defense announced on Thursday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Spc. Ethan J. Martin, 22, of Lewiston, Idaho, died Aug. 7 in Koragay, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when he encountered enemy small-arms fire.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Firefighter Corey Stevens wasn't just controlling the attack on the fire - his family was also among those evacuated, as the flames crept closer:
"For my wife, that was a little scary, but got her out along with my son and everyone else, and went about
SPOKANE, Wash. - It is Primary Election night and here are the results so far: United States Senator Michael Baumgartner - 30.24% Will Baker - 1.24% Chuck Jackson - 2.06% Timmy (Doc) Wilson - 2.61% Art Coday - 4.47% Maria Cantwell - 55.77% Glen Stockwell - 2.02% Mike The Mover
NINE MILE FALLS, Wash. - Firefighters from District #5 and #9 are currently fighting a brush fire in the Nine Mile Falls area that is about 7 acres in size, although they say the fire is not growing at this point. There are over forty firefighters on scene in the vicinity of 19800 block of W.
MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - Firefighters in Medical Lake say the fire has been knocked down, but not contained. We are told about 5 acres total have burned, not the 10-15 that was originally reported.
In all about 15-20 homes were evacuated and many homeowners were trying to protect their homes with
The following is a Press Release issued by Spokane Teacher's Credit Union regarding the fire at their branch under construction on 57th & Regal this morning:
The work of human and canine investigators led to the conclusion that a fire that damaged STCU's Moran Prairie Branch may have
CHELAN, Wash. - A wildfire burning near Chelan has quickly grown to about 1,000 acres.
The fire started Sunday morning and is located about seven miles northwest of Chelan near Antoine Creek Road and Highway 97.
The Wenatchee World is reporting that at least 14 homes and outbuildings
Spokane Valley Fire Department Press Release:
Units from the Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to a brush fire reported at 2:03 PM located near Liberty Lake Regional Park Saturday. Initial 9-1-1 callers reported seeing smoke in the area southeast of Liberty Lake and Valley Engine 3