Stewartville, MN (KROC-AM News)- Authorities are investigating a costly garage fire that broke out at an Olmsted County home Wednesday evening. 

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Olmsted County Sheriff’s Captain Tim Parkin says deputies and the Stewartville Fire Department were called to the fire in the 11000 block of County Rd. 8 Southwest in rural Stewartville. The fire was reported around 6:40 p.m. 

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Parkin said arriving deputies reported seeing smoke coming from a three-car garage connected to the home. Stewartville firefighters contained the fire and put it out. No injuries were reported. 

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Two vehicles in the garage were damaged and the garage also suffered smoke damage. Parkin says a preliminary estimate puts the damages caused by the fire at $75,000. 

The Stewartville Fire Department has requested the assistance of the Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office. The investigation into the cause of the garage fire is ongoing.

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