Fire de­stroys Hunts garage on Sunday

The Drumheller Mail - - NEWS - Pa­trick Ko­lafa The Drumheller Mail

The Drumheller Fire Depart­ment re­sponded to a garage fire at 204 9th Ave South East in Drumheller Sunday af­ter­noon. Fire­fight­ers ar­rived on scene shortly after 4:30 p.m., on Sunday, July 31, to find the two-car garage fully in­volved. Deputy Chief Duane Bolin said the depart­ment re­sponded with Unit 1 and 2 and their res­cue truck.

They quickly put out the fire, but not be­fore it de­stroyed the garage and contents. EMS was on scene, how­ever, there were no in­juries. Smoke from the fire was seen through­out the val­ley, and wit­nesses who ar­rived on scene said they heard an ex­plo­sion. The fire was con­tained to the one struc­ture, how­ever, there may be some heat or smoke dam­age to neigh­bour­ing prop­er­ties.

The cause of the fire is un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

mailphoto by Pa­trick Ko­lafa

The Drumheller Fire Depart­ment re­sponded shortly after 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 31 to a garage fire on 9 Av­enue South East. The depart­ment quickly put out the flames, how­ever, the garage and contents were de­stroyed.

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