SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -- Employees at a retirement home managed to act quickly and put out a fire Wednesday morning.
The fire started around 6 a.m. at the Rose Pointe Retirement Community on the 13000 block of E. Mission Ave. Firefighters said it started in the dryer. The employees doused the flames with a fire extinguisher before the fire could spread.
Smoke filled a hallway but firefighters decided residents were not in danger and did not evacuate the building.
Crews treated some employees for minor smoke inhalation.