Severe fire in Thief River Falls damages three garages and two homes

Published: Aug. 11, 2019 at 3:34 PM CDT
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Thief River Falls Fire Department says a car fire at 335 Kendall Ave N spread to three garages and two homes around 11:30 Sunday morning.

Officials say they believe the fire started from an electrical issue in a car parked in the garage. This engulfed the two-car garage, spreading to the home. Officials say the fire spread to the home and garage next door, damaging a total of five different structures.

Crews were able to get the flames under control within a couple hours.

Officials say the two-car garage is a total loss, but crews were able to save the homes.

There were no injuries as a result of the fire.