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Posted on: March 24, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Garage Fire in Wheaton Friday Evening

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At approximately 6:00 p.m. on March 23, 2018 the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 210 South Summit.  Upon arrival, fire crews identified a detached garage behind the single-family residence at this location that was heavily involved in fire.  The fire was brought under control within minutes.  The garage sustained significant damage and the adjoining home had minor damage.  The incident did not result in any injuries.

Investigators from the Wheaton Fire Department conducted a fire investigation.  The cause of the fire is undetermined and damage estimates are unavailable at this time.  The Wheaton Fire Department was also assisted on the scene by the Wheaton Police Department and several fire departments from neighboring communities.   The building was turned back over to the property owner. 

For more information, please call the Wheaton Fire Department at 630-260-2175.


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