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House fire in northwest Spokane

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Firefighters on scene of a structure fire in northwest Spokane near Audubon Elementary Firefighters on scene of a structure fire in northwest Spokane near Audubon Elementary
SPOKANE, Wash. -

A fire broke out in a home just south of Audubon Elementary near the intersection of Cannon and Mansfield Wednesday morning. 

Brian Schaeffer from the Spokane Fire Department said 2 adults and 1 child live in the house, but only 1 person was in the home when the fire broke out. That person heard the smoke detector go off, woke up, and left the house safely when they saw the fire in the bedroom.

The fire started in the bedroom and spread to the attic but firefighters were able to contain it from there. 

The intersection of Cannon and Mansfield will be blocked off until around 10:00 am as firefighters continue to work on the house and investigate the cause. Smoke detectors were very helpful in keeping this family safe.

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