Duplex Damaged By Garage Fire - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Duplex Damaged By Garage Fire

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Early Saturday morning at 05:01 AM Spokane Valley Fire Department units responded to a reported garage fire at 1214 N Greenacres Rd.  The smoke column was visible from several stations as firefighters responded.  Additional fire crews were dispatched after a sheriff on scene reported the home next door was also on fire. 

Fire had burned through the garage roof of the duplex when Ladder 10 arrived at 05:08 AM.  Ladder 10 extinguished the exterior fire in the neighboring home (also a duplex) and began knocking down the garage fire.  Other units assisted in completely extinguishing the fire.  The incident was stabilized at 05:20 AM. 

The occupant was awakened by a "pop" and upon investigation found fire in the garage.  He evacuated, called 911, and alerted the occupant in the other side of the duplex. The fire originated in the garage and is under investigation.  There were no injuries and property damage is estimated at $40,000. 

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