Fire severely damages north side home

Family avoids injury, being assisted by Red Cross

Brian Schaeffer, Assistant Fire Chief, 509.625.7002

Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 9:21 p.m.

An early morning house fire displaced a north Spokane family, who escaped without injury.

Firefighters were called to 4714 N Stevens St at 6:29 am. The first-arriving units found a fire burning in a small, 700-square-foot, single-family residence. The occupants were in the front yard and reported everyone was out.

Several units extinguished the fire while others ensured the fire didn't spread to nearby structures. The fire extensively damaged to the exterior and interior of the home.

Damage was estimated at $50,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The displaced family is being assisted by Red Cross.