Neighbor’s call helps stop fire at vacant Hoquiam home

An alert neighbor may have saved a home in the 800 block of Bluff Avenue in Hoquiam Friday.

The Hoquiam Fire Department was called out at about 3:05 p.m. when a neighbor spotted a fire on the porch of a vacant home. Firefighters were on scene within three minutes and found a small unattended fire in a container on the porch. It was quickly extinguished, causing about $1,000 in damage, the fire department reported.


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