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Suspicious Vacant Building Fire in Spokane Valley

SPOKANE Valley, Wash. - Spokane Valley firefighters were able to quickly knock down a fire in a Vacant building near the busy intersection of Sprague and Pines Tuesday evening.

The fire was first reported around 8:00 Tuesday in the 12000 block of E. Sprague Ave. known as the Perry Block.  The building is adjacent to Dave's Bar and Grill on Sprague.  When Spokane Valley firefighters they were able to quickly put out the fire.

Fire officials say the fire started in the basement and there were no injuries associated with the fire.  Fire crews had to block eastbound Sprague just west of Pines for about a half an hour.

Witnesses reported seeing three teens leaving the building shortly before the fire was called into 911. Anyone with information or descriptions of the teens is asked to call 242-TIPS (8477).

The buildings are vacant waiting demolition and construction of a new Rite Aid Pharmacy.

Investigators are still gathering information on how the fire started.

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