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Fire causes $30,000 damage to Geneva garage; there were no injuries

Published: Thursday, May 23, 2013 9:05 a.m. CDT

GENEVA – An early-morning garage fire in Geneva caused about $30,000 in damage to the structure on Thursday, but there were no injuries, according to a news release issued by the Geneva Fire Department.

Residents were home at the time of the fire, and they were able to exit the residence without injuries, according to the release, and firefighters were not injured.

The fire took place at 1050 Division St., Geneva, according to the release. Fire companies were dispatched at 2:01 a.m. and, upon arrival, found smoke visible from the garage area of the two-story residence, the release stated. Firefighters discovered a small fire inside the garage. The fire was contained to the garage, and no adjacent structures were threatened, according to the release.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The Geneva Fire Department was assisted by companies from St. Charles, Batavia and Elburn. Units from the Geneva Police Department responded to assist with traffic control.

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