It's been a few years since we had indoor arena football at the Toyota Center but looks like the phoenix rises again as a new arena football team is coming to Kennewick.

Say hello to the Tri-Cities Fire! The Fire will be part of the American West Football Conference that was created in 2018.

The Toyota Center released a press statement to Townsquare Media discussing the arrival of the Fire to Kennewick.

According to the press release, Kinshasa Martin, owner of the Tri-Cities Fire, announced the team will kick off their season in March.

“We are thrilled to bring Arena Football back to the Tri Cities area,” said Corey Pearson, Executive Director of the Toyota Center.

A press conference is scheduled for Thursday, January 31st at 11AM in the Toyota Center, where Martin and Pearson will be available to answer questions but it's exciting to see arena football coming back to the Tri-Cities.

I think a lot of families enjoyed the Tri-Cities Fever when they where here and it looks like the Tri-Cities Fire will continue that tradition. You can check out the Tri-Cities Fire here. 

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