May 14, 2012 in City

Two people rescued in north Spokane apartment fire

From staff reports
 
Map of this story's location

Firefighters and neighbors rescued two people from a second-floor apartment in north Spokane on Sunday afternoon after the building caught fire.

The Spokane Fire Department responded at 3:16 p.m. to 406 E. Montgomery Ave. to find a two-story wood-framed apartment building with smoke showing from the roof, a news release from the department said.

With help from people in the neighborhood, firefighters used ladders to rescue two people through the window of the second-floor apartment.

Firefighters then put out the fire, which was confined to the second-floor apartment.

No injuries were reported.

Damage to the building was estimated at $20,000, the release said.

Get stories like this in a free daily email


Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy. Read our forum standards and community guidelines.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus