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Monday, October 26, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Firefighters investigating suspicious house fire on Spokane’s South Hill

Firefighters are investigating a “suspicious” fire that damaged a vacant home on Spokane’s South Hill Wednesday night.

Crews from the Spokane Fire Department received the call at 8:51 p.m., and quickly extinguished the blaze, according to a fire department news release. The home at 916 E. 31st Ave. sustained damage to the attic, roof and exterior, with total cost estimated to be about $25,000.

Investigators are treating the cause of the fire as suspicious in nature, but have not ruled the cause as arson.

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