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Early morning fire destroys garage, car in Hamburg

Posted at 6:06 AM, Jan 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-19 08:30:24-05

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WKBW) — Fire crews in Hamburg responded to a fire early Wednesday morning that destroyed a garage.

Lake View Fire Chief Brittany Jewett told 7 News when they arrived at the home on Versailles Road just before 3:00 a.m., the garage was on fire. She says firefighters were able to put out the fire within about 15 minutes.

According to our photojournalist at the scene, dozens of firefighters were called out to battle the fire.

The chief said both the garage and the car inside are total losses, and the fire caused some smoke damage to the house. According to Fire Chief Jewett, the fire did approximately $80,000 in damage.

Everyone who was inside the home was able to make it out unharmed and no firefighters were hurt.

Town of Hamburg police are investigating to find out what started the fire.