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Firefighters Rescue Dog From House Fire

SPOKANE, Wash. - Early Sunday morning, the Spokane Fire Department was called to 404 E. Rockwell for a reported kitchen fire. First responders reported that the home had heavy smoke and fire coming form the rear. Firefighters verified that everyone was safely out of the home and extended a hose line through the front door and attacked the fire.

At the same time, another crew went to the roof and ventilated above the fire. Additional arriving companies provided support with back-up hose lines. Firefighters from Engine 8 located and rescued a dog that was still inside the home.

Although the main body of fire was knocked down within 20 minutes, firefighters were on the scene for several hours overhauling the scene to verify the fire was out. There were no injuries at this incident. One tenant and two dogs were displaced.

The kitchen and rear portion of the home sustained heavy fire damage. At this time, the fire is still under investigation, but the cause appears to be accidental in nature.

 

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