SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.—Firefighters were called to a building fire around 3:50 p.m. near Bowdish and Pines.
Authorities said the homeowner was next door visiting with neighbors when she saw smoke coming from her home and called 911.
Fire crews said they found a small fire in the basement and were able to put it out quickly.
Investigators are on the scene trying to figure out how the fire started. They do not believe the fire is suspicious.