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Two Fire Fighters Injured Putting Out House Fire

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SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 200 Block of Magnolia on Saturday morning.

Two city fire fighters were injured in the fire fight, one was transported by AMR Ambulance to a local medical center for evaluation and treatment.

When crews arrived there was heavy black smoke coming out of the sides of the single story home. The fire quickly upgraded to a working fire and additional crews were called to the incident.

After a couple of hours the fire fighters were able to knock down the aggressive fire. The fire damage to the structure was extensive. Nearly all the roof and it's supporting structure were removed.

The local Red Cross was requested to assist the tenants with temporary housing. The cause of the fire is still being investigated by Spokane City Fire Dept.'s Special Investigation Unit.
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