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Firefighters battle garage fire in Vernon

No people were injured but a cat did die from the fire.
Credit: Pat Dooley

VERNON, Conn — Multiple fire departments responded to a garage fire in Vernon on Saturday. 

Vernon Fire Chief Stephen Eppler said at approximately 5:00 p.m., crews were called to the scene of a detached garage fire with some extension to a house on Grove Street.

All occupants were out of the house and the fire was under control within an hour, but an extensive overhaul kept crews on the scene for a couple of hours.   

No people were injured but one cat died. 

The fire marshall is investigating as no cause has been released. 

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The Tolland Fire Department also responded to the scene and assisted crews with extinguishing the fire. 

This is a developing story.

Credit: Pat Dooley

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