Fire crews knock down garage fire near Shadle Park High School

SPOKANE, Wash. — Fire crews battled flames inside a garage in North Spokane early Tuesday morning.

Crews responded to the fire around 3:30 a.m., near Oak St. and Wellesley Ave.

According to fire officials, the fire started in the garage, then spread to a nearby pole. Firefighter were able to protect a second garage and surrounding homes.

Firefighters said another fire started in this same garage last week.

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Crews knocked down the fire before 4:00 a.m. One detached garage suffered heavy fire damage but no injuries were reported.

According to Spokane Fire officials, the fire is considered suspicious at this time. Spokane Fire Special Investigation Unit and the Spokane Police Department are investigating the cause.