Fire ravages garage, car, tools in Jefferson Twp.

Published: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 @ 8:47 AM
Updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 @ 10:06 AM

Garage fire in Jefferson Township on W. 3rd St.

UPDATE @ 10 a.m.

Fire heavily damaged a detached garage and its contents before crews could put it out in the 9000 block of West Third Street this morning.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known and the building was powered with electricity, according to a fire official.

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Crews contained the fire to the back of the garage, but flames destroyed a vehicle and tools. Crews were able to keep the flames away from a motorcycle and a classic hot rod that were parked toward the front of the garage.

No one was injured.

FIRST REPORT

Crews are responding to a reported garage fire in the 9000 block of West Third Street in Jefferson Twp.

The fire was reported around 8:30 a.m.

Early reports indicated everyone got out OK, but West Third Street is being shut down to accommodate fire equipment.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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