Woman dies in downtown Spokane apartment complex fire - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Woman dies in downtown Spokane apartment complex fire

SPOKANE, Wash. - A woman in her 70s died Tuesday morning following a fire at an apartment complex in downtown Spokane.

The fire broke out at the Cathedral Plaza Retirement home, right across from the KHQ studios, just after 6:30 a.m.

Heavy smoke was pouring from the first and second floors and when fire crews arrived on scene, residents living on those floors were evacuated.

The fire was contained to a single unit where the woman was found and given CPR. She later died at a local hospital.

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