A structure fire consumed an attached garage with an extension into a residence on Tuesday evening. At 6:40 PM, Taylorville Fire was dispatched for a structure fire in the 200 block of Vollentine. When crews arrived, they found the garage had heavy fire coming from inside. After attacking the fire, firefighters were able to limit the fire spread to the garage with minor damage to an interior room.
Firefighters say they brought it under control within 8 minutes. No injuries to civilians or firefighters were reported. Taylorville Fire was assisted with mutual aid from Owaneco, Edinburg, Midland, Dunn's Ambulance, Christian County Sheriff's Office, and Ameren. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. All photos courtesy of the Taylorville Fire Department.