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Garage fire damages surrounding homes

By Sunni Blevins - bio | email
Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Firefighters are investigating a garage fire that broke out on Hunting-Creek Drive.

The neighborhood is near Iron Bridge Road and Route 288.

Chesterfield County firefighters say their top priority was to keep the fire from spreading the 25 feet to neighboring homes.

They did manage to do that, but the intense heat from the flames melted some siding on the houses on both sides of the garage.

The family who owns the garage can still live in their home - and they may have their dog to thank for that.

Firefighters tell us the family pet woke these folks up. That's when they saw the fire and called 911.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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