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Victim Identified In Fatal Browne's Addition Fire

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Coroner has identified the victim in Sunday's fatal apartment fire in Browne's Addition.

Forensic tests are still outstanding and the official cause of death has not been determined, but authorities identified 45-year-old Perry Herriman as the victim.

Investigators have determined the fire started on the second floor of the building in Unit 4 in a sofa-style chair and rapidly spread throughout the second and third floor. How the fire started in that chair is still under investigation.

Fifteen civilians were in the building at the time of the fire. Two were rescued by firefighters using ground ladders while others were able to self-escape through doorways. Two people were transported by ambulance to the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation and burns resulting from their escape.

The investigation is ongoing. We will update you with more information as soon as it becomes available.

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