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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Fire Damages Detached Garage June 25

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No one was injured after a detached garage was damaged by a fire June 25 at 201 S. First St. (Route 31) on Geneva’s near west side.

The Geneva Fire Department was dispatched at 4:01 p.m. after passing cyclists noticed smoke coming from the detached garage.

The first unit arriving on the scene found moderate smoke showing from the rear of the garage. Firefighters extinguished the fire in 15 minutes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The garage sustained both interior and exterior fire damage, which is estimated to be $15,000. No cars were parked inside the garage.

Firefighters from St. Charles, Batavia and Elburn fire departments assisted Geneva at the scene. The West Chicago Fire Department filled in Geneva Fire Station No. 1 during the incident.

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