Fire destroys residential garage in Suffolk

Posted at 2:38 PM, Oct 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-13 06:10:56-04

SUFFOLK, Va. – A fire in Suffolk Thursday destroyed a garage, said Suffolk Fire and Rescue.

Officials say that they responded to a call at 12:33 p.m. of a fire on the 3500 block of White Marsh Rd.

Firefighters arrived to find the stand alone garage fully engulfed, and flames showing from all sides of the structure.

Residents had evacuated the nearby home prior to the arrival of firefighters.

The garage and its contents were a total loss.  Additionally, a nearby outbuilding and the primary residence sustained minor heat damage.

There were no injuries, officials said.