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Garage Fire on Skou Road in Schroeder – No Injuries

Mar 26, 2019 05:36PM ● By Editor

From the Cook County Sheriff's Office and Public Safety Facebook page - March 26, 2019

At 7:50 pm, on Monday, March 25, a neighbor reported smoke coming out of the top of the garage at 165 Skou Rd in Schroeder, to 911 Dispatch.

Schroeder, Tofte and Lutsen Fire Departments and First Responders along with the Cook County Sheriff’s Office and Cook County North Shore Health Ambulance responded. Upon arrival, responders noted heavy smoke and crackling fire on the south side of the structure, by 10:32 pm, flame had spread to the garage ceiling.

At 9:28 pm, Firefighters had the fire knocked down and were putting out hot spots; however, at 9:40 pm, flames re-ignited on the roof. Firefighters were able to totally suppress the fire and were in mop-up mode by 10:43 pm.

No one was home at the time of the fire and no injuries were sustained. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and is under investigation.

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