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By Michaela Friedrich
Cheney Free Press 

Residential fire on the edge of town


Last updated 6/23/2022 at 8:18am

CHENEY – A residential structure fire roused a sleeping neighborhood around 12 a.m. on Thursday morning, June 16.

The Cheney Fire Department was the first to respond to a call of a home on fire on Hillview Drive.

Chief Tom Jenkins said the department doesn’t have the explicit training to do a proper fire investigation, but he does need to determine if there was foul play involved or any fatalities.

“I am confident that it was not malicious intent and there were no fatalities,” he said. “Everyone was able to make it out okay so we don’t need the Spokane Fire team to do an investi...

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