MT. VERNON (WRXX) – A late-night fire Wednesday in Mt. Vernon destroyed a car and garage while significantly damaging the home.
According to the Mt. Vernon Fire Department, firefighters responded around 11:55 p.m. Wednesday to a home in the 12-thousand block of Last Street. Upon their arrival, they found the detached garage was fully engulfed and the fire was spreading to the home that was connected by a breezeway.
Firefighters were able to knock the fire down but not before it had spread to the attic of the home.
The house suffered significant damage from the blaze while the garage and a car parked inside were completely destroyed.