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Fire destroys vehicle, damages garage

Rochester Firefighters responded to a garage fire at 937 Sixth Ave. SE Wednesday afternoon just after 5 p.m. The garage heavily damaged and contained one vehicle. Firefighters worked in short shifts to avoid heat stress. Rochester police and Gold Cross Ambulance also responded.

A minivan was destroyed and a detached garage was heavily damaged in a fire late Wednesday afternoon.

Firefighters were called about 5 p.m. to 937 Sixth Ave. SE; crews rotated their responsibilities several times while fighting the blaze in an attempt to combat effects of the day's high temperatures and humidity.

The fire was knocked down within about 20 minutes; no other buildings were damaged and no injuries were reported.

A fire marshal was expected to visit the scene.

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