Fire Damages Home’s Garage in Portage

Posted at 12:19 AM, May 04, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-04 09:59:49-04

Portage Fire Unit

PORTAGE, Mich. ( May 4, 2014)- A garage connected to a home was damaged by fire, that’s according to the Portage Department of Public Safety.

It happened Saturday at 6412 Sussex. Firefighters said they were able to extinguish the fire quickly.

Investigators said the tenant was painting doors in the garage earlier in the day but didn’t notice anything wrong.

Everyone in the home escaped. No injuries reported.

Investigators said the fire appeared to have started in the corner of the garage. No word on what caused the fire at this time.