CHARLESTON, Ill. (WCIA) — Fire officials said no one was hurt after a garage fire Tuesday afternoon.
In a news release, officials said the fire happened near West Vine Avenue and North E Street around 3:15 p.m. When firefighters arrived on scene, they found a detached garage that was fully involved in flames. Firefighters quickly got the fire under control.
No one was home during the fire. Officials said the garage is a total loss. They also stated the fire damaged a small storage shed on the property along with melting siding on the home. The garage on a neighboring property as well as a storage shed across the alley was also damaged.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.