North Spokane house fire causes $20k in damage - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

North Spokane house fire causes $20k in damage

SPOKANE, Wash. - A North Spokane home suffered an estimated $20,000 in damage in an early Monday morning fire.

The fire broke out at a home in the 1600 block of E. Olympic Ave. just after 6 a.m.

Crews arrived on scene to find smoke pouring from the attic and roof of the home. Fire crews were able to knock down the fire in about 10 minutes after cutting a hole in the roof to allow built up heat to escape.

Officials believe the fire started near an electrical panel in the back of the home and add the two adults living in the home were lucky to make it out of the house on their own as the home had no smoke detectors.

The home suffered heat and smoke damage.

No injuries were reported.

 

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