Tri-Cities is getting a new arena football team
KENNEWICK, Wash. — The Toyota Center will soon be home to the Tri-Cities Fire arena football team.
The Fire are part of the American West Football Conference, a professional indoor American football league created in 2018. They will face teams from Wenatchee; Reno, Nevada; Nampa, Idaho; and Sacramento, California.
Kinshasa Martin, owner of the Tri-Cities Fire, announced the team will kick off their season in March.
“We are thrilled to brine Arena Football back to the Tri-Cities,” said Corey Pearson, Executive Director of the Toyota Center.
The Toyota Center was previously home to the Tri-Cities Fever indoor football franchise from 2005 to 2016.