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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Two people hospitalized after fire at 5th Ave. apartment building

From staff reports

A fire at an apartment building on Friday just before midnight drew a heavy response from fire crews and saw two tenants transported to the hospital.

At around 11:30 p.m., crews responded to a report of an apartment fire at 1203 W. 5th Ave., according to a Spokane Fire Department news release. Neighbors reported seeing flames licking from a third-floor window.

Firefighters initially focused on evacuating residents and checking the fire’s spread. It was eventually brought under control.

Two tenants were injured and transferred to a hospital. Their conditions are as of yet unknown, according to the release.