Reminder to change your batteries this weekend with your clocks
Brian Schaeffer, Assistant Chief, 509.625.7002
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Midnight
Firefighters contained a fire started by food left cooking unattended to the kitchen of a northeast Spokane home Friday night. The home’s lone occupant escaped without injury.
The fire started about 7:30 pm when the homeowner left the kitchen to take a phone call and was extinguished about 10 minutes after firefighter arrived.Smoke damaged additional rooms throughout the home in the 2500 block of N. Upriver Ct.
A working smoke detector alerted the homeowner to the fire and prevented her from potential injury, according to firefighters.
Damage was estimated at $20,000.
The Spokane Fire Department reminds people to change the batteries in their smoke detectors this weekend when they change their clocks.