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Woman escapes early morning duplex fire

A Spokane woman was rescued early today in a fire that broke out in an unoccupied duplex apartment adjacent to the woman’s apartment on Spokane’s North Side.

A passerby spotted flames inside the duplex building at 4224 N. Monroe St. about 1:25 a.m. and called the fire department.

Firefighters found the adult woman in the adjacent unit and got her out of the building. She was not injured.

The fire was contained to the living room and dining room of the adjoining duplex in the single-story structure. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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