MELROSE-- A late-night fire destroyed a detached garage and damaged several vehicles near Melrose.

The Stearns County Sheriffs Office was called to the scene along County Road 173 in Grove Township just before midnight Friday.

Six vehicles were inside of the garage at the time of the fire.  The building is owned by 63-year-old Thomas Schwieters of Melrose.

Officials don't know what started the fire, but the incident is under invesitgation. Officials say the building is a total loss.