Fire near North Central HS investigated as arson

Published On: Mar 26 2013 04:35:46 AM PDT   Updated On: Mar 26 2013 09:49:37 AM PDT
Caruso's Floors pic
SPOKANE, Wash. -

A fire destroyed a delivery truck and dumpster in the parking lot of Caruso's Floors early Tuesday morning.

The fire started just after 3 a.m. near the intersection of Washington Street and Indiana Avenue.

According to police, the fire consumed a dumpster and a delivery truck. There were several wooden pallets between the truck and dumpster that were also destroyed. It is unknown how and where the fire started.

A witness told firefighters that she believed a person was living in nearby apartments and saw the whole thing. Firefighters forced entry into the apartment, but no one was inside.

Westbound Indiana Avenue was blocked from Washington Street to Howard Street as firefighters and Spokane police officers investigated.