Garage, shed burns on Ridgemere in early morning fire

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – The Amarillo Fire Department reported that crews responded to a fire on the 2700 block of Ridgemere at around 5:25 a.m. Crews found fire in the detached garage, spreading to a second shed behind the garage and moving towards the house.

The AFD said that crews opened the ceiling and found fire extending into the attic through outside eaves. The firefighters were able to get the fire under control by around 5:44 a.m.

The AFD said that there were no injiries, and that the house had been abandoned.

The Fire Marshals found that the fire began in the middle of the garage, but due to the amount of storage and debris the cause was not determined.


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