SPOKANE, Wash. -- Fire officials said Friday a man had died of injuries he suffered in a fire at a home in North Spokane over the weekend.
Authorities said Gregory Paul Case, 61, died as a result of burns and smoke inhalation. Case’s death is the City of Spokane’s first fire-related fatality in 2014.
Case was one of two people injured in the early morning fire Jan. 19 at a four-plex near N. Standard Street and E. Euclid Avenue. Fire officials said a woman suffered a minor knee injury and was treated at Deaconess Hospital in Spokane.
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The fire was confined to the basement hallway and stairs. It caused $5,000 in damage according to investigators.
The cause of the blaze was placed under investigation.