LIMA — A garage and its contents were completely destroyed after an early morning fire Friday in Lima.
At 4:17 a.m. Friday, the Lima Fire Department was notified of the fire, which was in a 1,200-square foot detached garage at 1111 Latham Ave., near the Jameson Avenue overpass. The garage was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived, but the blaze had not spread to the residence.
Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the garage, remaining on scene until 5:26 a.m. A fire investigator was called to the scene, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation, according to the fire department.
Current damage estimates are $10,000 for the structure and $10,000 for the contents.