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Electrical problem causes fire at Spokane shelter for troubled youth

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The fire was put out Friday afternoon. The fire was put out Friday afternoon.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

A small fire broke out at the Regional Crisis Residential Center on 6th Avenue Friday afternoon.

The fire is believed to have started from clipped wires, which may have been caused by roofers who were working on the house at the time. The fire was put out by firefighters a short while later. There's no word yet on total estimated damages, but it appears to be minimal.

The Regional Crisis Residential Center provides emergency shelter for teens who are either homeless or who have run away from home. It's licensed by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).

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