Brush Fire In NW Plains Area Called "Suspicious" - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Brush Fire In NW Plains Area Called 'Suspicious'

Spokane, Wash - An small early morning brush fire in the Northwest Plains area is being called suspicious. It broke out just after 5 a.m. near the corner of Four Mound Road and Farwell Road. A motorist driving by at the time of the fire immediately called Spokane Fire District 5.

Chief Ron Wood told KHQ's Blake Jensen at the scene that the fire is suspicious because it started less than 100 yards from a home. It's also the same area where a brush fire broke out near a barn on Sunday, and the eighth fire in that general area in the past two months.  

A woman was asleep in the home, but she was alerted by neighbors and got out of her house, but the fire was extinguished well before it reached the house.  

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