Fire empties Wash. women's shelter
About 35 women were safely evacuated from Hope House shelter when small fire broke out in unused storage room
By John Craig
The Spokesman Review
SPOKANE, Wash. — About 35 women were safely evacuated from the Hope House shelter when a small fire broke out in one of the rooms about 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Residents of the Volunteers of America women's shelter at 111 W. Third Ave. were forced outside in 28-degree weather for 15 to 20 minutes. Spokane firefighters ushered them back inside as cleanup work continued.
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