A child was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Tuesday after sustaining serious burns, according to the Spokane Fire Department.
Firefighters responded to a call around 3:30 p.m. of a mother and child with burn injuries in the 200 block of East Cataldo Avenue. The fire was out upon arrival and didn’t cause structural damage.
The mother suffered burns while attempting to help her child put out the fire, the fire department said in a news release.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Local journalism is essential.
Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.
Subscribe to the Coronavirus newsletter
Get the day’s latest Coronavirus news delivered to your inbox by subscribing to our newsletter.