Tri-Cities is getting a new arena football team

Tri-Cities is getting a new arena football team

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.

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