N. Idaho apartment fire injures 8

Associated Press

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Two adults and six children needed to be treated at a hospital following an apartment fire in Coeur d’Alene.

Authorities say a 29-year-old woman and 28-year-old man have been transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after suffering burns and smoke inhalation during the Friday morning fire.

Officials say the six children have been treated for smoke inhalation and released from Kootenai Health.

Fire officials say the fire started when a log rolled out of a fireplace and ignited the carpet and furniture.

Fire officials say 12 people and two dogs had to be evacuated from four apartments.

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