DeKalb garage fire started near gas tank
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.