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Sunday, October 13, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Fatal fire under investigation

By Staff Reports

Spokane firefighters are investigating the cause of a motor home fire that killed a lone occupant late Saturday in the city’s West Central neighborhood.

The fire at 11:48 p.m. at 1806 W. Gardner Ave. was knocked down in 10 minutes after threatening an adjacent apartment building and home. Water was used to prevent the fire’s spread.

Fire officials said the victim apparently had been unable to escape the hot and fast-moving fire.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

The name of the victim was not immediately released.

Two people died early Sunday in a house fire on East Upriver Drive, fire dispatchers said.

The cause of the 5 a.m. fire was under investigation, authorities said. Spokane County Fire District 9 responded to the blaze at 6325 E. Upriver Drive, which is near the Centennial Trail and Upriver Dam.

Details were not available Sunday evening.

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