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Fire burning on Sunset Hill

Spokane firefighters are responding to a fire burning in the 3500 block of W. 17th Avenue on the Sunset Hill.

The fire is burning south of Finch Arboretum across from Interstate 90.

Spokane Fire is reporting that the fire is approximately two acres in size and there are reports that the fire may have been human caused. Witnesses reported hearing chainsaws before the fire started.

At the fire scene, trees can be seen down on power lines. Avista initially reported that there were 2,000 people without power on the West Plains due to trees down on power lines. As of 5:45 p.m. only 406 remained without power.

Fire crews will be on the scene for about an hour and a half to make sure the fire is knocked down.


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