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Published: Friday, 12/30/2005

Damage set at $10,000 in Washington Township fire

A blaze caused at least $10,000 damage to an unattached garage and its contents yesterday in Washington Township.

Township firefighters were sent to the blaze in the 5200 block of Belpre Drive about 12:30 a.m., Fire Chief Matthew Hart said.

They found heavy smoke and fire, but brought the fire under control in minutes.

The chief said the cause of the fire is undetermined. Authorities believe it began inside the garage. There were no vehicles inside the structure.

The owner of the garage and township police reported the blaze, Chief Hart said.

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