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Friday, October 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Mother, daughter killed in fire near Chattaroy identified

By Staff reports

The Spokane County medical examiner released the name of the woman and her daughter who died in an RV fire near Chattaroy Tuesday.

Melina O’Flynn, 37, and her daughter Ariana, 4, died in the fire but a cause of death is pending further testing. A dog caged outside the RV also died.

The fire started in the RV and spread about a quarter-acre into the woods behind the home, but was under control by 3:30 a.m., firefighters said.

Lonnie Rash, assistant chief of Spokane County Fire District 4 said the cause of the fire was still under investigation.

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