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Fire damages La Grange Park garage

Fire damages La Grange Park garage

Fire destroyed an empty garage Sunday afternoon on the 600 block of North Brainard Avenue, according to La Grange Park fire officials. Fire Chief Dean Maggos said the cause of the blaze remains under investigation, but it may have been sparked by a portable fire pit, which was used the night before. The fire appears to have originated on an inside wall next to where the fire pit was being stored, Maggos said. Neighbors noticed smoke coming from the garage and alerted the residents who were inside their home at the time, Maggos said. Firefighters were called at 12:44 p.m. and extinguished the fire within 10 minutes, he said. Firefighters from La Grange Park and La Grange remained on...

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