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PHOTOS: Fire destroys home near Deer Lake

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A home and garage were destroyed by flames early Monday morning (PHOTO: Stevens Co. Fire Dist #1/Facebook) A home and garage were destroyed by flames early Monday morning (PHOTO: Stevens Co. Fire Dist #1/Facebook)
DEER LAKE, Wash. -

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Stevens County firefighters battled an intense blaze at a home near Deer Lake early Monday morning.

Crews got the call at around 1:45 a.m. for a fire on the northwest side of Deer Lake. When they arrived on scene they found a home and a detached garage engulfed in flames. Propane tanks were near the home, which added extra concern for firefighters, along with the challenge of the house being on a hillside in a remote area. Eventually they were able to extinguish the flames and now investigators are looking into what caused the fire. 

Crews told KHQ the home was for sale and unoccupied at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported. 

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