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Overnight fire in Great Falls deemed accidental

No injuries reported
Posted at 4:19 PM, Feb 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-05 18:22:32-05

Great Falls Fire Rescue said on Wednesday afternoon that an overnight fire was accidental.

The fire broke out at about 2:50 a.m. in a detached garage at a house on the 1000 block of 6th Avenue South; investigators attributed the fire to a “failure of equipment.”

There were no injuries.

The dollar amount of damage has not yet been determined.

(1st REPORT, 9:10 am) Emergency crews responded to an early-morning structure fire in Great Falls on Wednesday.

There are no reported injuries in what is believed to have been a garage or shed fire.

It happened near 4th Avenue South and 11th Street South.

We began receiving reports of the fire at about 3:15 a.m.

Just after 5 a.m., Great Falls Fire Rescue explained: "Second alarm structure fire early this morning near 6th Ave S And 11th St S... fire suppression and overhaul efforts are ongoing, routine investigation is in progress."

The fire was extinguished, and there is no word yet on the cause of the fire.

Great Falls Fire Rescue plans to release more information about the fire on Wednesday afternoon; we will update you if we get more details.