South Hill apartment fire displaces four people, several pets

<p><p>An apartment fire displaced four people and numerous pets Thursday afternoon on the South Hill.</p></p><p><p>Spokane firefighters quickly arrived to find smoke coming from the first-floor unit of a three-story apartment building around 1 p.m. at 5111 S. Regal St., according to a Spokane Fire Department news release.</p></p><p><p>Firefighters entered the apartment unit and prevented any significant spread, while simultaneously searching for potential victims, the release said.</p></p><p><p>Of the four displaced, three were adults and one was a child. The American Red Cross is aiding the occupants.</p></p><p><p>Investigators determined the cause of the fire to be a clothes dryer.</p></p>