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Radon testing at Spokane Valley apartment complex has residents feeling the heat

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -

Last week folks living in the Pine Terra and Pine Manor Apartments got a letter letting them know that for three days starting Monday, the management would be testing for radon gas. That testing required everyone living in the apartments to keep windows and doors closed, house fans off, and air conditioning units could only be run in recirculation mode.

Worried about the heat, a relative of a person living in the apartments who didn't want to be identified contacted KHQ about what they thought could be a danger to those living there.

"I'm concerned for their safety," the woman said. "We're talking 90 degree heat outside, and then you close everything up and it's going to get really hot in those apartments." 

We talked with a few apartment residents who said it was too hot and they were ignoring the notice and running their air conditioners to keep themselves and their pets cool.

We reached out to the management for a response, but so far have not heard back.

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