Fire Destroys Garage & Vehicle

The City of Yakima Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 700 block of S Naches Ave yesterday afternoon. The alarm time was 13:02.

The initial units arrived and reported a garage fire to the rear of a duplex and involved 2 adjacent vehicles. Although homes were threatened, none were damaged.

No injuries were reported.

Firefighters employed a quick attack on the fire placing fire streams between the unburned structures and vehicles.

The fire was quickly brought under control and was in the mop up stage in less than 20 minutes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time.

The fire completely consumed the detached garage and the contents therein and gutted a 1992 Jeep. A neighbor had damage to several camping vehicles, recreational vehicles and a pickup truck from the radiant heat. The fire destroyed communication lines.

Damage is estimated at $9,100.