November 10, 2013 in City

North Spokane house fire displaces woman, five kids

From Staff Reports

Spokane firefighters responded to a house fire on Bridgeport Avenue and Market Street on Saturday that displaced a woman and five children.

At 9:55 a.m., firefighters responded to a call regarding a single-story wood home. Firefighters were able to confine the blaze to the home, preventing it from spreading to surrounding buildings, a department news release said. No one was found inside, and no firefighters were hurt.

There was extensive fire damage to the kitchen and living room and smoke damage throughout the rest of the home, according to the release.

The cause of the fire was unknown. The Red Cross was called to help the woman and the children with clothing and shelter.

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