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Crews extinguish fire on EWU campus

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CHENEY, Wash. -

Crews were mopping up Monday evening after an apartment fire on the Eastern Washington University Campus.

The fire was called in about 4 p.m. in the area of 620 W. 7th Street in Cheney. When firefighters arrived they found heavy smoke coming from a second-floor apartment. They were quickly able to get it knocked down.

Firefighters say sprinklers inside the building activated and the fire was contained to one room on the second floor.

A family of five has been displaced by the fire. Red Cross is helping the family out.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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