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No injuries in early morning house fire in Spokane

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An early morning house fire caused $45,000 in damage Sunday. An early morning house fire caused $45,000 in damage Sunday.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Fire officials say no one was injured when a fire on the second of a west central Spokane home broke out just after 1 a.m. Sunday morning. Six people were forced out of the home, including three children.

When fire crews arrived, flames were showing from the front of the home and extending into the attic. Firefighters searched the house and confirmed that three adults and three children had made it safely out of the house, located in the 1400 block of W. Spofford.

The Spokane Fire Department worked for five hours Sunday morning to ensure the fire was extinguished and posed no threat to the nearby homes. The fire's origin was determined to be a second-floor balcony on the front of the home.

The second-floor living space and roof were severely damaged in the fire. Officials estimate total damage to be about $45,000.

KHQ's Katie Chen spoke with the owner of the house, who says it's a rental property and it is insured.

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