Garage fully engulfed, burning nearby homes in Moline

Garage fully engulfed in Moline
Garage fully engulfed in Moline(KWQC)
Published: Apr. 4, 2021 at 4:32 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 4, 2021 at 9:33 PM CDT
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MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - Moline Fire Department responded to a garage fire at the 4800 block of 50th Street Sunday at 3:40 p.m.

Firefighters say the garage was fully engulfed when they arrived with the fire spreading to nearby garages and homes, burning the siding.

Thick smoke from the garage fire could be seen from blocks away.

Once the fire was extinguished, crews remained on-scene searching for and extinguishing hot-spots for about two hours.

Moline Fire was assisted in both incidents by Moline PD, Rock Island Fire, East Moline Fire, the Second Alarmers and Mid-American Energy crews.

No injuries were reported, according to officials.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

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