Authorities look into cause of fire in Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that engulfed two home garages in Des Moines.

The Des Moines Register reports ( ) crews extinguished the fire Monday morning on the 800 block of Buchanan Street. A plume of dark smoke was visible from nearby Interstate Highway 235.

Fire officials say they responded first to a report of a garage fire. A second garage was engulfed by the time they arrived. Both garages were destroyed and some power lines were affected.

No injuries have been reported.


Information from: The Des Moines Register,

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