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DeKalb garage fire started near gas tank

Published: Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 5:54 p.m. CST • Updated: Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 6:15 p.m. CST
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DeKALB – Fire caused about $25,000 to a garage and multiple cars at 1129 S. Sixth St. in DeKalb on Saturday afternoon.

DeKalb firefighters found the garage engulfed in flame when they arrived about 12:45 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release. They spent about 30 minutes getting the fire under control and another 90 minutes overhauling and investigating the fire.

Authorities determined the accidental fire started in a fuel tank of a car that was inside the garage, the release states. No one was injured.

DeKalb firefighters were assisted by DeKalb code enforcement officers, ComEd officials, Sycamore firefighters and DeKalb police.

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