Fire crews knock down house fire in Mead - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Fire crews knock down house fire in Mead

MEAD, Wash. - Fire crews responded to a house fire in the 4000 block of E. Center Road in Mead just before 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Fire officials say the fire started on the back deck and the spread to the attic and the kitchen.  An off duty fire chief was at the nearby Yokes Market when he saw the smoke and drove to the scene to investigate.  He reported the fire and was able to get two juveniles and their pet out of the house before fire crews arrived on scene.

Fortunately the home was located near Fire Dist. 9 and crews were able to get to the scene quickly and were able get the fire knocked down shortly after arriving.

The home sustained damage to the deck, attic, kitchen and dining room.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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