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Elmhurst shed fire causes $20,000 in damages

ELMHURST – No injuries were reported as the result of a shed fire last weekend in Elmhurst, but it may have caused more than $20,000 in damage.

The Elmhurst Fire Department responded to the fire in the 700 block of North Willow Road at 6:26 p.m. Sunday, according to a fire department news release.

Officials believe the fire began in the southwest corner of a shed, but have not determined what caused the fire, stated the release.

It damaged the shed and garage on the property as well as two adjacent garages, causing and estimated $20,000 in structural damage and $300 in damaged items inside the structures, according to the release.

The release also noted that the shed was in the rear setback of the property and too close to the garage.

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