Fire damages three North Side garages

Brian Schaeffer, Assistant Chief, 509.625.7002

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 8:50 a.m.

The Spokane Fire Department is investigating a North Side fire early today that destroyed one garage and damaged two others nearby.

Firefighters responded to 1217 W. Chelan at 3:47 a.m. for a reported garage fire, and discovered that the fire had spread to two other garages. Crews quickly extinguished all three fires. A cause has not been determined and is under investigation.

Total damage was estimated at $35,000. One garage was a total loss. A second suffered extensive damage to approximately 25 percent of the structure. Damage to the third was light.