Man injured in garage fire on Houston Court NE
Cedar Rapids firefighters said a 40-year-old man was injured in a fire that destroyed a garage Friday morning.
It happened just after 7 a.m. at 1264 Houston Court NE. According to a news release, preliminary reports indicate multiple explosions inside the garage preceded the fire.
Fire crews report finding the man outside the garage when they arrived. An ambulance took him to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for treatment.
Firefighters said heat from the fire melted siding on the home at 1270 Houston Street NE.
Crews have not yet determined what caused the fire.