2 adults displaced after suspicious garage fire spreads to Greenville house

GREENVILLE — UPDATE @ 10:20 a.m. (Oct. 16):

Firefighters are estimating the damage from a garage fire that spread to a Greenville home Sunday at $25,000 and it’s being considered suspicious, according to investigators.

Firefighters are working with Greenville police to determine a cause of the flames, which started around 1:15 a.m. Sunday, Greenville Fire Chief Russ Thompson said.

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The American Red Cross is aiding at least two adults who resided at the residence, Thompson said.

Thompson said there were no working smoke detectors in the house and a driver passing by the house knocked on the door to help wake the people up who were living there.


A fire in an attached garage spread to a two-story home in the 400 block of E. Third St. early Sunday.

There were no injuries involved.

The blaze may have started in a trash can, according to our reporter on scene.

Greenville firefighters are currently investigating the fire.