Blaze on Olive destroys garage, damages house

Eight people are homeless after their home was damaged by a fire that destroyed a detached garage.
The fire broke out just before 9 a.m. at 520 Olive Avenue.

The small, 400-square foot garage was already engulfed in flames when firefighters arrive and the flames were spreading to the nearby house.

No one was at home when the fire started and the cause is under investigation

Damage is estimated at $15,000 to the garage and 700-square foot home with a save of $25,000.

The fire was reported at 8:56 a.m. and was knocked down in about 20 minutes.

Three engines and a ladder truck along with a battalion chief responded to the fire.

The were no injuries. The homes occupants were not at home during the fire.

The American red Cross has been called in to assist the victim.