Fire Victim Rescued In Spokane Apartment Fire

  • Source: City of Spokane
  • Published: 05/25/2023 12:00 AM

The Spokane Fire Department (SFD) swiftly responded to a fire incident at an apartment building in the 500 block of W Sprague Ave Wednesday evening. At approximately 5:45 PM, neighbors reported smoke in the hallway on the 8th floor, accompanied by the activation of fire alarms. Upon arrival, the first responding fire crews immediately initiated operations on the 8th floor, where they discovered a lone occupant unconscious in the hallway. The dedicated efforts of the firefighters resulted in the successful rescue of the victim, who was promptly treated and revived at the scene. The individual was transported to a local hospital by AMR for further medical attention. Simultaneously, SFD personnel extinguished a small kitchen fire within the occupant's apartment. Thankfully, no other injuries were reported among the building's occupants or the responding firefighters.


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