Newman Lake Home A Total Loss After Overnight Fire - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Newman Lake Home A Total Loss After Overnight Fire

NEWMAN LAKE, Wash.- An overnight fire ripped through a Newman Lake house and left two residents without a home Tuesday morning. There were no injuries.

Fire officials were called to a fire in the 12,000 block of North East Newman Lake Road around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday and found a home and car fully engulfed in flames.

Crews were able to knock the fire down before sunrise, but say the home - occupied by a mother, her young daughter and a family friend - was a complete loss.

The Inland Northwest Red Cross was called in to provide housing for two of the three people who were displaced by the fire. Right now the mother and daughter are staying with a friend.   

KHQ will have more details after a fire investigator is able to complete a search of the home, but officials say the fire could have started in a wood-burning stove.

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