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By Brandon Cline
Managing Editor 

Fire breaks out on E. Alder Avenue in Ritzville


Last updated 11/14/2019 at 6:14pm

Photo courtesy of Ritzville Police Chief Dave McCormick

A shed caught on fire on E. Alder Avenue in the early evening on Nov. 14. The woman living inside the shed escaped without harm, according to emergency responders.

A shed with a woman living inside of it caught on fire in the early evening in a Ritzville neighborhood on Nov. 14, and was quickly put out by emergency responders.

According to Ritzville Police Chief Dave McCormick, the shed, located behind a house on E. Alder Avenue, caught fire after 4 p.m. with the woman still inside of it. The woman escaped without harm and the fire had been put out by the time The Journal was on-scene around 4:30 p.m.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. More information will be included in next week's issue of The Journal.


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