Cause of garage fire in Elkhart unknown

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ELKHART — Smoke seen in Elkhart on Friday night was the result of a garage fire at 316 S. West Blvd.

City fire personnel responded to reports of the fire at 8:24 p.m. When units arrived on the scene they discovered heavy fire and smoke coming from inside the detached garage of the property, according to a report from the city. The fire was extinguished quickly and was under control by 8:38 p.m.

An investigation was completed by city inspector Rob McClintic who deemed the cause undetermined due to a lack of available ignition sources at the point of origin of the fire.


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