- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 26, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says three people have been found dead after a house fire in Colbert, an unincorporated area north of Spokane.

Firefighters were called about 2 a.m. on Tuesday and found a home and an outbuilding on fire. The sheriff’s office says they found the remains of an adult in the home.

The Spokesman-Review reports that sheriff’s deputies found two other bodies on the property.

Identities of the victims were not released.

One firefighter suffered a minor injury but was treated and released on scene by paramedics.

Spokane County detectives are investigating the three deaths.

Neighbors told the newspaper that a man in his 50s lived in the home, along with a niece.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Information from: The Spokesman-Review, https://www.spokesman.com

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