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Published: Monday, March 06, 2017 @ 12:01 PM
By: Breaking News Staff
UPDATE @ 1:30 p.m.
A detached garage and all of its contents were destroyed in a fire that’s under investigation today in Preble County.
A passerby noticed smoke coming from the structure and alerted authorities of the possible fire shortly after 11:30 a.m.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
A fire official said the garage, a truck and a lot of other contents were destroyed. The damage estimate could be as much as $50,000, he said.
No one was injured in the incident.
UPDATE @ 1 p.m.
A detached garage was heavily damaged in a fire this afternoon in the 100 block of Quaker Trace Road.
No one was injured in the incident. A truck was parked inside the building.
Crews encountered heavy flames when they arrived on scene.
We’re continuing to gather more information.
Crews in Preble County are responding to a reported barn fire in the 100 block of Quaker Trace Road, which is southwest of West Alexandria.
Crews were responding at approximately 11:45 a.m.
There were no initial reports of injuries.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.