House fire displaces five residents

No injuries were reported

Michele Anderson, Public Safety Communications Manager

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 10:56 a.m.

An early morning house fire in northwest Spokane has displaced five residents.

At approximately 12:30 a.m., residents of a home in 5800 block of N. Driscoll Blvd. were alerted to a fire after hearing a noise and finding the bathroom on fire. The occupants attempted to extinguish the fire and contacted 9-1-1.

All the residents evacuated prior to the arrival of the fire department. Crews advised the fire was in a hallway and bathroom and also found it had spread to the attic. Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire preventing it from causing further damage.

The American Red Cross responded to the scene to assist the family.

There were no injuries reported.

The fire caused damage to the living area and moderate damage to the attic area. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Spokane Fire Investigative Unit.