Two Spokane Valley residents were burned out of their home overnight on Saturday in a fire that started in a basement bedroom.
Firefighters responded to the 11:45 p.m. fire at 13919 E. 12th Ave. after one of the residents went to a nearby fire station and called 911 from an emergency phone outside the station.
Only one of six smoke detectors was working. No injuries were reported. Damage was estimated at $30,000. The Red Cross responded to help the adult and a teenager with emergency shelter and other needs.
The fire comes at the end of a long month in which more than 90 people have been burned out of their homes and apartments in the Spokane area.