Fire Tears Through 3 Homes Near Hauser Lake - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Fire Tears Through 4 Homes Near Hauser Lake; Neighbors Rescue 90-Year-Old Man

HAUSER LAKE, Idaho - Three houses are completely destroyed and another heavily damaged after a fire near Hauser Lake. 

It happened on Woodland Beach Drive shortly around 8:00 Wednesday night.

Neighbors say they heard an explosion, ran outside and rescued a 90-year-old man from a burning home. 4 homes were damaged by the fire and all were evacuated.

One person suffered minor burns in the fire, but is okay. 

Five agencies responded to the fire including the Hauser Lake Fire Department and the Spokane Valley Fire Department.  They quickly ran out of water and decided to let the structure burn itself out as it was not threatening other nearby homes. 

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, however the initial call reported a propane tank may have exploded.

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