Fire tears through garage of Spokane Valley home

The garage of a Spokane Valley home went up in flames early Thursday morning.

The fire began just after 3:00 a.m., in a home on the 4900 block of Boeing Road, just north of Millwood.

Firefighters with Spokane county fire distrcit 9 said the person who lives in the home and three dogs all got out safely. The flames did not extend into the home but the garage is nearly destroyed and there is significant damage to the face of the home.

A car that was inside the garage also burned.

Investigators are now working to figure out what caused the fire.

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