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Early Morning Basement Fire At Home On Garland

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Firefighters responded to a house fire at 2am this morning on 2710 West Garland.

Battalion Chief Joel Fielder explained that the fire started in the basement and when fire crews arrived they made an "aggressive interior attack" because there was so much smoke and flames.

There were 2 occupants in the home at the time of the fire but they both safely made it out. One is being treated at the hospital for smoke inhalation. There were also a few birds and a dog in the house and firefighters on scene said that although the pets were brought out of the home, the birds did not live.

One fire truck is still on the scene making sure there are not any lingering hotspots and also investigating the cause of the fire.
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