Wheaton garage fire destroys multiple cars

Daily Herald report
Updated 3/23/2021 6:33 PM

No injuries were reported when a detached garage on the 700 block of South Gables Boulevard in Wheaton caught fire Monday evening.

Wheaton Fire Department officials said firefighters were called to the single-family house at 8:25 p.m.


Firefighters found the detached garage engulfed with multiple vehicles on fire inside.

It took firefighters 15 minutes to bring the blaze under control.

All residents of the neighboring houses had evacuated before firefighters arrived.

The garage and four vehicles inside sustained "extensive damage," fire officials said. Some neighboring homes had minor damage.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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