Cause of house fire remains under investigation

No reported injuries

Michele Anderson, Public Safety Communications Manager

Friday, September 28, 2018 at 2:38 p.m.

Fire investigators with the Spokane Fire Department’s Special Investigation Unit are continuing to investigate what caused a fire at a home on N. Ruby St.

Last night at approximately 8:40 p.m., fire crews from the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 1600 block of N. Ruby St. of a house on fire.

Upon arrival, fire crews advised of smoke and fire coming from a back window of the residence. The home was not occupied at the time fire, but a family was in the process of moving into the house. Firefighters were on scene quickly and confined the fire mainly to the kitchen area.

There were no reported injuries to civilians or firefighters.

The fire caused damage to the first and second floor and smoke damage throughout the home.

Anyone with information about the fire can call 509-625-7000 so the information can be forwarded to fire investigators.