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Fire in Eagle River destroys garage, no one hurtSubmitted: 07/05/2015
EAGLE RIVER - A fire in Eagle River severely damaged a garage on McKinley Boulevard early Sunday morning.

The Eagle River Fire Department said the fire started in the garage just after midnight Sunday morning.

15 firemen were on the scene for about two hours. Three children and two adults were in the house when the fire started.

The fire department says someone going by the house went in to wake them up and called 911. The fire went partially into the attic and house.

The garage and everything in it were completely destroyed. No one was hurt from the fire. 




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