PORT ANGELES - City firefighters extinguished a blaze in a converted garage space early Tuesday before it spread to a nearby home, Port Angeles Fire Chief Ken Dubuc said.
The fire at 515 W. Sixth St. was reported by several callers at about 12:59 a.m., Dubuc
Firefighters found flames in a 20-foot-by-40-foot section of a garage that had been converted into an apartment and storage shed.
The fire was confined to the storage area and resulted in an estimated $20,000 in damage, Dubuc
No one was home at the time of the fire.
Four firefighters from the Port Angeles
Fire Department knocked down the blaze in about 17 minutes.
"They did a pretty impressive job with four people," Dubuc
Three other firefighters arrived from their homes to provide backup.
Crews kept the fire from spreading to a house that was about 30 feet away from the garage, Dubuc