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By Brandon Cline
Managing Editor 

Shed fire breaks out on E. Alder Avenue in Ritzville


Last updated 11/21/2019 at 1:15pm

Chief Dave McCormick/Ritzville Police Department

A shed with a woman living inside of it caught on fire in a Ritzville neighborhood in the early evening of Nov. 14. The shed was a total loss.

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 arrived on scene around 4:30 p.m.

McCormick said he was told by a firefighter that they believed the cause of the fire was most likely a result of extension cords from the house that...

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