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Airway Heights Early Morning Apartment Fire Leaves 2 Pets Dead

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UPDATE: An early morning house fire Monday morning displaced two adults and three kids. A dog and cat were not able to get out of the house in time.

One woman inside tried to get a fire extinguisher out of a glass box, and cut her hand.

That was the only injury. The five people are staying in a relatives unit in the same complex. The fire investigator will be on scene thought the day. 

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AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - Early Monday morning fire crews responded to an apartment fire at an Airway Heights Apartment on Highway 2 and S. Spotted Road.

Apartments near the fire were evacuated. One neighbor ran door-to-door telling everyone to get out.

Four apartments were damaged by the fire. Five people were in the apartment at the time the fire started.

No one was killed or injured, however one dog and one cat died.

The American Red Cross has been notified to assist the victims.

Fire crews remained on scene throughout the morning to make sure all hot spots are put out.

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