AVON -- Fire crews were called to the scene of a garage fire Monday afternoon.

The incident happened at about 3:00 p.m. at 37707 Sunnyfield Circle in Avon Township.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says a passerby noticed flames and smoke coming from the garage of a home and called 9-1-1.

Fire crews arrived to find the home fully engulfed, before putting out the blaze.

The homeowners, 78-year-old Willard Hedeen and 71-year-old Joann Hedeen, were not home at the time of the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.