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Neighbor warns west plains homeowners their house is on fire

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Firefighters from Spokane County Fire District #10 put out this house fire Tuesday afternoon Firefighters from Spokane County Fire District #10 put out this house fire Tuesday afternoon
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. -

Fire crews in the west plains area responded to a house fire Tuesday afternoon. There were three adults and two dogs in the home when the fire started, but they didn't even realize it.

A neighbor saw smoke coming from their roof and ran over to let them know. Just before the neighbor got there, their power went out. As soon as they became aware their house was on fire, they quickly all got out and called 911.

Fire crews say they believe the fire started due to an electrical problem. They still need to get into the home and investigate, but because the power went out they're confident the fire is electrical in nature.

No injuries and right now no word on the extent of the damage.

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