Kennewick, Wash. - A quick response from the Kennewick Fire Department kept a house fire from causing some major damage Thursday night.
It happened around 9:00pm at 1123 Highlands Place. Fire officials believe the fire started in a wood pile along the back of the home, and the flames then ran up the siding and into the attic. The homeowner initially tried to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher, but was unsuccessful.
The first crews arrived within minutes and kept the flames from spreading through the attic. No one was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation.