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Saturday, February 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Spokane fire crews respond to blaze in North Spokane

More than 20 firefighters respond to blaze

 (Spokane Fire Department)
(Spokane Fire Department)

More than 20 Spokane city firefighters responded to a house fire that forced seven residents to evacuate the building at 2511 N. Hamilton Sunday evening.

The blaze began on the second level of a wood frame house in the Logan Neighborhood. Fire officials learned the rental home was occupied at the time by four adults and three children.

There were no injuries, said Spokane Fire Department spokesman Brian Schaeffer. Fire crews put out the fire by 7 p.m. Sunday evening.

Spokane’s Red Cross disaster relief team came to the home by nightfall to arrange housing assistance for the family displaced by the fire.

The first city crews responded by 5:30 p.m. A total of 13 units with 22 firefighters responded, said Schaeffer.

Schaeffer said the department response may have been delayed by residents originally trying to extinguish the fire. He also said tarps were placed over personal property on the main floor, protecting some of those items from water damage.

Cause of the fire hasn’t been identified.

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