Fire damages Ugly Duck Liquidators - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Fire damages Ugly Duck Liquidators

SPOKANE, Wash. - Ugly Duck Liquidators, a business that sells high-end doors, countertops and building products, was damaged by a fire Thursday afternoon.

Around 1 p.m. the Spokane Fire Department was dispatched to a fire in the alley behind Ugly Duck. When they arrived on scene, firefighters found an area about 200 feet in size burning, with flames extending into the business. A quick attack was attempted but the fire had already spread into Ugly Duck and shortly thereafter a 2nd alarm was requested, followed by a 3rd alarm.

As of 4:15 p.m. the fire was contained to a showroom said to contain 30,000 doors and other products.

The business owner says this is the seventh fire they've experienced, and that the last six were all deemed arsons by fire officials. This fire is currently under investigation.

All together 66 Firefighters, 11 command staff, and several support agencies responded in 31 fire vehicles.

This fire which stretched the city's resources occurred during a red flag warning for high winds and low humidity which assisted in a number of large fire events at the same time.

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