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Fire damages garage, cars in Northampton Co.

Published On: Dec 24 2013 03:24:21 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 08 2013 10:35:27 AM EST

Garage destroyed by fire


A garage was badly damaged and several cars destroyed by a fire in Northampton County.

The flames broke out around 1 a.m. Friday at 425 S. 20th St. in Wilson. A 69 News crew on the scene said flames could be spotted from more than a block away.

The blaze broke out in a detached garage and destroyed two cars, a pickup truck and at least three motorcycles stored inside.


Fire officials said a car in front of the garage suffered heat damage as did a neighbor's vehicle across the alley.

The fire was placed under control about 45 minutes later, and firefighters remained on the scene until around 4:30 a.m.

The fire remains under investigation.

No injuries were reported.