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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Spokane firefighters responded to a detached garage fire Tuesday afternoon at a home in the 2600 block of N. Ralph. They say the circumstances under which it started are fishy. That's because the home is owned by the Department of Transportation. The house is in the path of the future North-South Freeway, when it connects the north portion to Interstate 90. Crews say no one lives in the home and there is no electricity to the house, so they think someone may have intentionally started the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The fire was quickly put out and there was no damage to the home, which is set to be demolished anyway. Also, one firefighter was slightly injured when he cut his finger helping put out the fire.

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