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Batavia fire causes minor damage to garage

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

BATAVIA – A fire outside of a residence caused an estimated $1,000 in damage Monday to a garage in the 1400 block of Orion Road in Batavia.

No one was injured. Firefighters responded at 12:37 p.m. for a possible garage fire.

When they arrived on the scene, firefighters found a bale of straw burning next to the garage. The fire did not extend to the brick house, Batavia Battalion Fire Chief Jami White said.

Firefighters had the fire under control at 12:46 p.m. and left the scene at 1:30 p.m. The cause of the fire is under investigation, White said.

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