Lower South Hill apartment house catches fire

SPOKANE, Wash — An apartment house caught on fire in Lower South Hill early Tuesday morning.

The fire started in a stairwell between the second and third floors of the building near Maple Street and 6th Street.

All fire damage was confined to one unit and everyone inside evacuated safely. Maple Street was closed as crews worked on the fire.

No civilians were injured in the fire. One firefighter was taken to the hospital for medical reasons.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.