SFD investigating fatal house fire
SPOKANE, Wash. — At approximately 3:45 a.m. on Saturday morning, Spokane Fire Department responded to a fire in a single-story family residence in the 1900 block of W. Fairview Ave. Upon arrival, one person who lived in the home told crews there was another person still inside.
Firefighters were able to find the person within minutes of entering the house, but medical efforts to revive the victim were unsuccessful. The other victim was treated and transported to a local hospital for further medical care. His or her status is unknown.
Crews were able to control the blaze within 20 minutes of their arrival, and say damage was limited to the home in which the fire started.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the SFD Special Investigations Unit and Spokane Police Department. Any information about this fire should be forwarded to the SFD Special Investigations Unit at (509) 625-7000.
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