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Tuesday night fire guts North B Street residence in Grangeville

Cause of Aug. 29 incident under investigation

Cause is under investigation for a late-night structure fire called Tuesday, Aug. 29, in the 300 block of North B Street in Grangeville.

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Cause is under investigation for a late-night structure fire called Tuesday, Aug. 29, in the 300 block of North B Street in Grangeville.


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North B Street home structure fire, Tuesday, Aug. 29

— Cause is under investigation for a late-night fire, Tuesday, Aug. 29, that gutted a North B Street residence in Grangeville.

Initially called in around 11 p.m. as a backyard fire within the 300 block, the incident was shortly revealed as a fully involved structure fire that had also involved a backyard shed and touched off a camp trailer parked in the driveway. Occupants were able to exit the home without injury.

One firefighter was evaluated by EMTs after being accidentally struck during operations with a hose coupling but did not require treatment.

Multiple engines responded from the Grangeville Volunteer Fire Department, along with Syringa Ambulance, Grangeville Police, Idaho County Sheriff’s Office and Avista.

Fire crews were able to bring the blaze under control within an hour.

More details on this incident will be in the upcoming issue of the Idaho County Free Press.



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