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UPDATE: House Fire On E. Upriver; Family Of 6 Displaced

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE FIRE DEPT: On Friday afternoon at 1:42 PM Spokane Valley Fire Department crews responded to a reported structure fire at East 10314 Upriver Drive. Engine 2 arrived first and found the house charged with smoke.

After ensuring everyone was out of the home Engine 2 located the fire in the basement. Fire crews knocked down the fire from the exterior of the home through a broken basement window.

Crews then entered the home and completed extinguishment. There was smoke damage throughout the home. Damage was estimated at $40,000. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. No one was hurt.

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Crews are on the scene of a structure fire at 10314 E. Upriver Dr. Authorities tell KHQ that the homeowner smelled smoke and went down to the basement to investigate. The homeowner found a fire in the basement and evacuated. When firefighters arrived they were able to quickly contain the fire. The entire house sustained extensive smoke damage and the family of 6 that lived in the home has been displaced. No injuries have been reported and there's no word on a cause.

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