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Faulty chimney sparks fire in Spokane

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A faulty chimney sparked a fire that caused $7,000  worth of damage to a house in Spokane. A faulty chimney sparked a fire that caused $7,000 worth of damage to a house in Spokane.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

 The Spokane Fire Department reports the faulty chimney of a wood burning stove sparked a house fire in northwest Spokane.

The fire broke out around 6 p.m. at 2827 Wellesley. No one was injured as the home's occupants were out of the house when firefighters arrived. Wellesley was shut down for about two hours by the fire.

Damage was limited to the exterior wall and ceiling surrounding the chimney. The rest of the home suffered light smoke damage. Damage was estimated at $7,000.

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