Person found dead inside burning Deer Park home
Jan. 20, 2023 Updated Fri., Jan. 20, 2023 at 8:43 p.m.
A person was found dead early Friday inside a home heavily damaged by fire in Deer Park.
Firefighters from Spokane County Fire District 4 responded to a burning home on A Street near Stevens Avenue at 3:40 a.m.
Investigators have not determined the cause of the fire, Fire Marshal Jared Harmes said. There were no signs of suspicious activity and the fire appeared to be accidental, he added.
No other injuries were reported.
Harmes said the fire started in the living room area and destroyed 50% of the home.
About 20 personnel from Fire District 4 responded, and additional firefighters responded from Spokane County Fire District 9.
The identity of the person will be released by the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office after an autopsy is performed.
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