Garage fire in NE Rochester, no confirmed injuries

(ABC 6 News) – A call came in for a detached garage fire in Rochester at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 4, 2023 at the corner of 8 Street Northeast and West Silver Lake Drive Northeast, near Silver Lake Park.

Upon arrival, Rochester Fire crews found smoke coming from the garage through the overhead door. The owners of the property told fire crews that no one should be inside the garage.

Further investigations revealed the fire originated from the vehicle within the garage.

The both the garage and the vehicle sustained heavy damage from the flames.

According to the RFD fire report, the fire was contained to the vehicle and did not spread to the home. No injuries were immediately reported.

RFD utilized fans to help ventilate smoke in at the scene.

RFD estimates $10,000 in damages.

Rochester Police Department and Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service assisted on the scene.