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One Dead After Fireworks Set Off In Home

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One person died in a house fire in Chattaroy One person died in a house fire in Chattaroy
CHATTAROY, Wash. - One person died in a house fire near the town of Chattaroy Wednesday night. 

Firefighters say they received a call of a man setting off fireworks at a home on East Chattaroy Road, just off of Highway 2. First responders saw flames coming from the home when they arrived and began their attack. They were able to contact a man and a woman who live at the home and said their son was upset over losing his job when he went into the back room and began setting off fireworks. Shortly afterwards, the home began to fill with smoke. 

After firefighters knocked down the flames, they were able to confirm with KHQ that the man was found deceased in the home. 

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office will be handling the investigation. 

This is a developing story and we will update you as soon as we get any additional information. 
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