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By JOHN McCALLUM
Managing Editor 

Fire destroys District 3 volunteer's home

 

February 14, 2019

Shannen Talbot

Smoke and flames billow from a single-wide mobile home that was destroyed in a Monday, Feb. 11, blaze off State Route 904.

A fire consumed a single-wide mobile home just off State Route 904 between Cheney and Four Lakes on Feb. 11, leaving a Spokane County Fire District 3 volunteer firefighter homeless in the process.

District 3 Division Chief Bill Dennstaedt said they received the call around 10 a.m. Monday, and were joined at the residence by units from Cheney and Medical Lake fire departments. The fire was well "established" when District 3 arrived, but due to some obstructions, Dennstaedt said they had a hard time trying to attack the blaze.

After the third attempt, crews "backed off" and took a more defens...



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