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home : news : north central illinois   April 29, 2016

1/3/2013 5:45:00 AM
Mendota firefighters put out garage fire


NewsTribune photo/Tamara AbbeyMendota and Mendota Troy Grove fire departments responded to a garage fire at approximately 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 1900 block ofStroble Avenue. The fire was quickly brought under control and firefighters removed siding to search for any additional hotspots.
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NewsTribune photo/Tamara Abbey
Mendota and Mendota Troy Grove fire departments responded to a garage fire at approximately 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 1900 block ofStroble Avenue. The fire was quickly brought under control and firefighters removed siding to search for any additional hotspots.

NT Staff




MENDOTA — A fire in a detached residential garage at1901 Stroble Ave., Mendota caused approximately $1,000 worth of damage to the structure according to a report from the Mendota Fire Department.

The fire was first called at 1:34 p.m. with 13 firefighters from Mendota and MendotaTroyGrove responding. The fire was quickly brought under control, with firefighters remaining on scene until 3 p.m. to check for hot spots in the siding along the north and west side of the structure.

The cause of the fire has not been determined but apparently started inside the building near a light switch by the garbage.












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