2 adults, cats safely escape Spokane Valley house fire

Spokane Valley House Fire
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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — Two adults and their cats safely escaped an early morning house fire near West Valley High School.

Spokane Valley firefighters responded to the home on N Sargent Rd near E Valleyway Ave around 7:20 a.m.

A woman who lived at the home woke up to a strong smoke smell and noticed a hotspot on her ceiling.

The fire was contained to the attic and firefighters will have to pull the ceiling down.

Firefighters determined the fire started from an electrical problem.