The Spokane Fire Department says the fire in North Spokane today started as a grease fire. The home's occupants made it out safely, and SFD was able to quickly extinguish the flame. Despite major damage to the kitchen and some ceiling damage, the house is not a total loss.
The couple is staying with nearby family for the night.
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog. * WHERE...Porthill, Elk, Chewelah, Winchester, Brewster, Waterville, Cheney, Hayden, Rathdrum, Ephrata, Naples, Wilbur, Coolin, Colville, Arden, Newman Lake, Bonners Ferry, Clayton, Coeur d'Alene, Lamona, Moses Lake, Coulee City, Spokane, Sandpoint, Bridgeport, Electric City, Omak, Okanogan, Post Falls, Malott, Newport, Chelan, Harrington, Davenport, Entiat, Priest River, Grand Coulee, Creston, Monse, Stratford, Orin, Deer Park, Inchelium, Coulee Dam. * WHEN...Until 2 PM PST this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Low visibility could make driving conditions hazardous. Freezing fog will result in slick roadways and sidewalks. Conditions may change rapidly. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. &&
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