Fire destroys car port, spreads to duplex attic

Fire destroys car port, spreads to duplex attic

Fire destroys car port, spreads to duplex attic

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on November 19, 2012 at 1:18 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 19 at 2:12 PM

SPOKANE VALLEY – A fire Monday morning destroyed a car port and spread to an attached duplex unit.

The fire started around 9:30am at Broadway and Marguerite.

Firefighters say the fire destroyed the car port and spread to the attic.  The unit attached to the car port is vacant, however the neighboring unit is occupied.  Firefighters say the flames spread to the neighboring attic, but firefighters stopped the flames from spreading any further.

The tenants in the occupied unit are temporarily displaced and are receiving help from the American Red Cross.

Firefighters say the fire caused about $25,000 in damage.  The cause is under investigation.

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