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Garage fire causes $25,000 in damage

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Gazette Staff
January 5, 2011
— Fire caused $25,000 in damage to a garage and its contents Monday night.

Firefighters saw flames when they arrived at 10:33 p.m. at 1612 E. Security Road, according to a Town of Beloit Fire Department press release.


The fire, which started on the back of the detached two-car garage owned by Paul and Destiny Burkett, was knocked down within 20 minutes. Firefighters from town of Beloit and town of Turtle Fire departments remained on scene until 1 a.m. to extinguish hot spots, the release said.


Property lost in the fire included a boat, snowmobile and riding mower, according to the release. The fire remains under investigation, the release said.



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