Fire destroys garage, motorcycle, lawnmowers

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Jake Magee
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

BELOIT—A Tuesday morning fire at 2313 S. Dewey Ave. destroyed a detached, two-and-a-half-story garage, according to a Town of Beloit Fire Department news release.

The town of Beloit and town of Turtle fire departments responded to find the garage engulfed in flames with fire spreading toward the home six feet away. On-scene police officers confirmed the home was empty before first responders kept the flames at bay until backup arrived, according to the release.

Crews got the fire under control within 20 minutes. No one was injured.

The fire destroyed a Harley Davidson motorcycle, lawnmowers and the garage itself, among other things. Damage estimates total about $56,000.

The cause of the fire is undetermined, according to the release. The garage and its contents were insured.

Last updated: 9:53 pm Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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