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Spokane Valley fire crews make quick work of house fire

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley fire crews were able to knock down a house fire Tuesday about 40 minutes after it was reported.

The fire broke out in a home near N. Park and Glass in Spokane Valley just before noon and was extinguished by fire crews by 12:38 p.m.

A woman home at the time reported smoke in the attic before leaving the home.

Fire officials say the fire started in the basement and spread up the walls to the attic causing heavy damage to the basement and smoke damage elsewhere in the house.

Firefighters did rescue a cat from the home.

The Red Cross will be called in to assist.

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