By Teresa Simpson
Free Press Publishing 

Fire damages Palouse airport

Cause of blaze remains under investigation


Last updated 8/25/2023 at 11:10am

PALOUSE — An airstrip on Grinnell Road north of town caught fire the night of Wednesday, Aug. 16, damaging a large hangar building.

Local volunteer firefighters out were paged at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Palouse Fire Chief Wil Edwards said.

Volunteer firefighters responded from Garfield, Albion, Colfax, Endicott and Farmington, he said.

Palouse firefighters were cleared around 11:30 p.m.

“So, we were out there around 3 hours,” Edwards said, adding that no one was injured in the fire.

Garfield Fire Chief Chris McCully was on scene; he did not return calls seeking information and comments...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Cheney Free Press
Ritzville Adams County Journal
Whitman County Gazette
Odessa Record
Franklin Connection
Davenport Times
Spokane Valley News Herald
Colfax Daily Bulletin

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023