Firefighters douse garage fire in Allen Township

Firefighters battled a blaze Thursday that heavily damaged the garage of a house at 13776 Allen Township 108, southeast of Van Buren.

No injuries were reported, according to Allen Township Fire Chief Gary Hickman. The fire, reported about 4:30 p.m., spread from the garage to an attic over the home of Chris and Anita Huber before it was contained.

The cause of the fire was being investigated Thursday night. Hickman said the house is insured.

The Washington Township Fire Department provided assistance, and firefighters left the scene by 10:20 p.m.


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