Makeshift fireplace sparks garage fire

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Officials say a makeshift fireplace caused a garage fire Tuesday large enough to damage its surrounding structures

Dispatch tells 2 NEWS it happened around 8 p.m. in the 300 block of Illinois Avenue. It was originally believed that downed power lines were to blame for the incident.

The detached garage was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived at the scene and two makeshift sheds nearby were also damaged.

DP&L has been notified about the situation.

No injuries have been reported.

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