Car starts garage fire in Cedar Rapids

Published: Jan. 22, 2018 at 6:23 AM CST
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A car started a garage fire around 4:23 p.m. Sunday in Cedar Rapids.

Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies, Linn County Sheriff’s Rescue, Ely Fire, West Bertram Fire, Lisbon Fire, Mt. Vernon Fire, and Mt. Vernon/Lisbon Ambulance responded to the fire at 1721 Cedar Crest Drive.

The fire started with the homeowners' Ford Explorer, that was parked in the garage.

Authorities said the garage had some fire and smoke damage and the car was destroyed.

Everyone was able to get out of the house and no one was hurt.

The Linn County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the fire.