Evacuations lifted for Janes Fire in northwest Spokane, 80 acres burned

Fire Northwest Spokane June 5 2021
Shot from video sent by Kent Henderson

SPOKANE, Wash. — All evacuations have been lifted for the Janes Fire burning in northwest Spokane.

At last check, the fire – which is burning on W. Janes Lane near Airway Heights – had burned 80 acres.

About six structures were threatened, but none ended up damaged.

Nearly 80 firefighters from several districts across Spokane County responded to help. A fire chief on scene said unified command with the Department of Natural Resources went well with the initial attack, allowing crews to make “great progress.”