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TUESDAY MORNING GARAGE FIRE DAMAGES MULTIPLE PROPERTIES

(Richmond, IN)--Fire destroyed a detached garage behind South West 3rd in Richmond at 2 o’clock Tuesday morning, and it didn’t take long.  "It collapsed within ten minutes of us being there," said Battalion Chief Charlie Bartlett.  It was just the garage that was destroyed; property at other homes was also damaged.  "It did damage to a garage at 301, a shed at 309, two cars at 308 SW 2nd, and melted siding off of 308 on their garage in the alley," Bartlett added.  The cause of the fire remains under investigation.  There were no injuries.