May 29, 2013 in City

Fire burns 2 unoccupied homes at Deer Lake

Associated Press

DEER LAKE, Wash. — A fire has burned two unoccupied homes near Deer Lake Resort, about 25 miles north of Spokane in Stevens County.

TV news reports say the fire started late Tuesday night in a home that was for sale and spread to an adjacent summer home.

The first home was destroyed. The second is severely damaged.

A Stevens County fire department prevented flames from spreading to other structures.

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