Authorities investigating South Hill house fire - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Authorities investigating South Hill house fire

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Fire Dept. is investigating what caused a South Hill home to catch fire Saturday afternoon. Fire crews responded just after 5 PM to the house fire at 1708 E 10th Avenue.

The fire was confined to the front porch and attic of the home. Firefighters had the blaze under control within 20 minutes of arriving on scene.

KHQ was told by fire officials that it appears the blaze started somewhere outside the home and that a neighbor unsuccessfully tried to extinguish the fire before calling for help.

The owner of the house was not home and no injuries were reported. Damage is estimated at $60,000.

Tune in to KHQ Local News 11 @ 11 for the very latest.

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