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Fire department quickly extinguishes blaze at apartment building near Spokane River

June 1, 2022 Updated Wed., June 1, 2022 at 7:06 p.m.

Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire in the bathroom of an apartment in Spokane’s Chief Garry Park neighborhood.

Spokane firefighters responded to the 1900 block of East South Riverton Avenue at about 6:25 p.m. Tuesday after reports of smoke in an apartment, according to a news release from the Spokane Fire Department.

The fire was contained in one apartment bathroom, and crews were able to put it out within five minutes. The fire produced a significant amount of smoke.

No one was injured during the incident. The cause of the fire remained under investigation as of Wednesday morning.

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