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Graham Road fire claims life

Male victim and dog perish in April 24 blaze


Last updated 4/26/2018 at 1:46pm

Paul Delaney

Crews from Spokane County Fire District No. 3 work on mop-up activities following an early morning blaze on April 24 at 16909 S. Graham Road that claimed the lives of a male occupant and dog.

A fire west of Cheney at 16909 S. Graham Road, early on the morning of Tuesday, April 24, claimed the life of an occupant and a dog.

Spokane County Fire District No. 3 was first notified of the fire with a call at around 6:40 a.m. and was dispatched to the scene. The home was located several hundred yards off the main road and the fire hard to see.

"By the time resources were on scene the house was fully involved," Fire District No. 3 Chief Cody Rohrbach said. "It (the smoke) could have been mistaken for a slash burn," he added.

Incident public information officer, Spokane County Fire Dist....

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