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...