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Officials respond to dual garage fire

Published: Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 12:31 p.m. CDT

WHEATON – The Wheaton Fire Department responded to a garage fire at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in the 1300 block of South Campbell Avenue, according to a news release from the city of Wheaton.

The fire involved a detached garage, a northern adjoining garage and fences to the rear of the property. Crews had the blaze under control within 20 minutes.

All occupants of the homes surrounding the affected area were safely evacuated with no injuries, the release said.

Nearby homes sustained minor damage, but remain habitable. The fire also affected area electrical service.

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined. There are no damage estimates available at this time.

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