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Truck fire spreads to garage in Janesville

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JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- The Janesville Fire Department responded to a structure fire on the 2400 block of South River Rd. Monday evening.

A full-sized truck had caught fire, and by the time crews arrived on scene, the flames had spread to a two story detached garage nearby.

According to the JFD, fire units encountered heavy smoke and flames coming from the garage, but they were able to control the flames within 30 minutes. No one was injured in the fire.

Crews determined the fire started in the truck, though the cause remains under investigation. Authorities estimate damages at $20,000 to the garage and $5,000 to the contents. They believe damages to the truck total about $36,000.

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