Firefighters respond to garage fire in Suffolk

Posted at 5:46 PM, Aug 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-26 17:46:02-04

Suffolk Fire crews responded to a structure fire in the 140 block of Walnut Street downtown on Monday afternoon.

Crews arrived on scene at 12:52 p.m. and found smoke coming from a single-story detached garage.

Firefighters had to force entry into the garage and found the fire in the engine compartment of a 1995 Mazda Millenia that was parked inside.

The fire was under control by 1:08 p.m.

No one was injured and no one was displaced. The owners were not home at the time.

The Suffolk Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause of the fire.