50 people evacuated from burning Spokane Valley apartment building

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — Crews responded to a fire at a Spokane Valley apartment complex on Thursday.

The fire was reported at a complex on 2300 N Wilbur Road.

Roughly 50 people were evacuated from the building, where a witness tells 4 News Now they heard screaming and an explosion.

There were no reported injuries, but crews say 12 apartment units were damaged from the flames.

Firefighters saved a cat from the smoke-filled apartment and placed it on oxygen. They found two others cats, as well.

The Red Cross responded to the scene to help those left without a place to stay.