ROCK ISLAND -- The Rock Island Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire in a vacant garage at 1602 9th St. about 2:30 p.m. Saturday.|
Fire crews found a two-story wood frame garage with flames showing from the north side of the garage on the exterior wall and through a hole in the roof. An inside wall was burning along with a large pile of leaves on the garage floor, according to a department press release.
The structure was vacant with no garage door and no contents in the garage, the release said. The garage is in disrepair and has multiple large holes in the roof due to rot. The fire was extinguished in less than five minutes and is under investigation by the Rock Island Fire Department fire marshal.
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