ELKHART — Firefighters quickly extinguished a garage fire in the 1700 block of Moyer Avenue on Saturday. 

Elkhart Fire Department personnel arrived about 3:30 p.m. to find the detached garage on fire about 35 feet from the home. The fire started on the exterior of the garage, investigators said in their report, and was determined to be accidental. 

The family’s home was not damaged during the fire, and no injuries were reported. Damage to the building and contents was estimated at about $5,000.

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