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One escapes unharmed from Peoria garage fire

PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) — One person escaped unharmed from an early morning garage fire in Peoria’s West Bluff.

Firefighters responded to 1105 N. Glenwood Ave. around 3:15 a.m. to find a detached garage fully engulfed in flames. Crews were able to quickly put the fire out and prevent the flames from spreading to nearby structures.

A person sleeping the garage at the time of the fire managed to get out. The garage and a van parked inside are a total loss. Damages are estimated at $40,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Tim Shelley

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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