Brush fire pushed to garage; contents destroyed

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Photo from Effingham Fire Department Photo from Effingham Fire Department
Photo from Effingham Fire Department Photo from Effingham Fire Department
Photo from Effingham Fire Department Photo from Effingham Fire Department

EFFINGHAM, Ill. (WAND) – A fire in an Effingham garage destroyed everything inside of it.

Firefighters say it happened at a small garage located at 707 S. Oak St. They believe it started when wind pushed a brush fire to the structure, eventually allowing it to freely burn.

Crews came to the scene after noon Monday and used a hose to put it out. They say the fire did not cause any injuries and did not damage the home itself.

Firefighters say a neighbor called 911 and reported the fire.

Responders cleared the scene of the fire in about one hour.  

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