OLD TOWN – Firefighters made quick work of a garage fire in Old Town Wednesday afternoon.
According to authorities, the call came in around 2:40 pm for a structure fire on the Bennoch Road.
When firefighters arrived, they found flames and heavy smoke coming from the garage.
Crews from Alton, Bradley and Milford assisted Old Town and the fire was quickly knocked down.
Deputy Chief Chris Baker says the fire was accidentally set.
“It was an accidental cause due to them burning some debris” said Baker “they thought the fire had been extinguished and it had extended into the garage”
The residents had evacuated the home prior to the firefighters arriving, and no injuries were reported.