Fish smoker catches North Spokane house on fire
Firefighters quickly extinguished a house fire in Northwest Spokane early Thursday morning that started due to a fish smoker.
The fire started around 2 a.m. on the 6000 block of North Greenwood Blvd.
When firefighters arrived, the family living in the house was already outside and everyone was accounted for. Firefighters said there was a lot of smoke coming from the back of the house.
It took firefighters about 20 minutes to contain the fire, but they were on-scene for more than 2 and a half hours doing overhaul on the house. Firefighters said the kitchen, two bedrooms and the attic were heavily damaged.
A fire investigator determined a fish smoker on the back porch started the fire.
One of the people living inside the house was treated for smoke inhalation.
The local Red Cross is assisting the family.
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