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Pullman Duplex Engulfed in Flames

Fire Displaces Family of Six

PULLMAN — A grass fire aided by 25 mph winds damaged two Pullman’s College Hill structures yesterday afternoon. The fire displaced a family of six and had firefighters treating three residents for smoke inhalation.

Firefighters were called around 12:30 p.m. to the NE Hillside Drive and NE Wheatland Drive intersection, where a grass fire threatened several structures.

As the first fire unit approached, they could see the smoke and fire and immediately called for a second alarm for more equipment and personnel.

As the crews arrived, they started addressing brush fires. In contrast, other firefig...


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