Fire caused by keeping combustibles too close to wood stove
Michele Anderson, Public Safety Communications Manager
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 4:23 p.m.
Fire investigators with the Spokane Fire Department’s Special Investigation Unit advise today’s house fire on N. Seminole Dr. was a result of a wood stove vent pipe being too close to combustibles.
At 9:52 a.m., the Spokane Fire Department along with Spokane Fire District 9 responded to a reported house fire in the 9600 block of N. Seminole Dr. Upon arrival, firefighters reported smoke and fire coming from the roof of the single-story residence. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire. The roof of the home received extensive damage as a result of the fire.
There were no reported injuries.
With the colder temperatures, the Spokane Fire Department stresses the importance of following these safety tips: