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Garage fire in Hays

Published On: Apr 22 2014 05:58:44 AM CDT
HAYS, Kan. -

Fire officials in Hays are looking for a cause after a garage fire Monday evening. Crews were called to the 400 block of W. 13th in Hays just before 8:00 and found fire burning in a two-car detached garage.

Five trucks and 24 firefighters responded and had the fire under control less than a half-hour later. Firefighters remained on the scene putting out hot spots for another two hours.

The garage sustained moderate damage. The garage was being used as a workshop and storage area and no cars were inside at the time.

Fire officials say the fire most likely started on or around a work bench, but the cause has not been determined.

No one was hurt.

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