Family homeless after fire destroys mobile home - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Family homeless after fire destroys mobile home

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - A fire has destroyed a mobile home in the 4300 block of South Cheatham Road.  The fire was first reported at 10:50 Sunday Morning.

No one was home at the time the fire broke out. Neighbors said the occupants of the house were at church when the home caught fire.

Fire crews said the likely cause of the fire is the improperly installed new wood stove.

The Red Cross is offered the two adult residents and three children assistance with food and shelter, but the family will be staying with friends, so Red Cross assistance was not needed.

One fire fighter suffered heat exhaustion and was treated at the scene.  No firefighters were injured in the fire.

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