Update: Crews Battle St. Joseph Garage Fire
ST. JOSEPH — Fire crews were on the scene of a garage fire in St. Joseph today. The blaze was reported sometime around 1:00 p.m. at 1320 Minnesota Street East.
Fire Chief Jeff Taufen says the homeowner was working on a snowmobile in the garage when the fire broke out. He believes the blaze started from a space heater.
Taufen says the garage is a total loss. There was also some damage to a vehicle. Fire crews were able to put out the fire around 2:20 p.m. Members of the Waite Park Fire Department were also on the scene assisting with the blaze.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported.