SPOKANE, Wash. - A fire destroyed an apartment and damaged another early Tuesday morning according to fire officials.
The fire was called out just after 2:00 A.M. at the corner of Rowan and Martin in north Spokane. Fire crews arriving found a single story apartment structure fully involved.
The residents of the apartment were able to escape the flames safely. It took fire teams about 10 minutes to extinguish the flames, leaving one unit with heavy damage.
Suspecting this fire resulted from arson, authorities made one arrest. 53-year-old Ruth Edmonson was booked into the Spokane County Jail around 5:15am. She has been booked on multiple charges, including first degree arson.