Fire burning near Greenwood Memorial Terrace, crews on scene

SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane Fire crews have managed to contain a fire burning near Spokane’s Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

The fire is at 211 N. Government Way, burning right next to the cemetery, which has turned on its sprinkler system to help prevent the spread of flames.

A Spokane Police officer was the first to arrive and did what he could with a fire extinguisher to control the flames. Crews are still working to fully extinguish the fire.