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Crews battling house fire in Palouse close state Highway 27

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 21, 2019

A house fire in Palouse closed state Highway 27 Monday morning.

The Palouse Fire Department received reports of a fire at 805 Division Street at about 4:30 a.m.

Firefighters closed the road immediately, said Palouse Fire Chief Scott Beeson.

One lane reopened at 8:30 a.m., according to the Washington State Patrol.

The two-story home sustained extensive damage, but the occupants were able to get out safely, Beeson said.

Units from Whitman County Fire District 12, Potlatch, and Moscow responded to the fire.

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