Garage Fire in Janesville


Janesville Fire Department dispatched to 19 Sunset Drive for a truck on fire in the garage. Engine 83 arrived on scene and reported the garage was involved, heavy black smoke coming from the truck and the garage. The owner's reported wife seeing smoke coming from the truck and calling 911, while husband grabbed fire extinguisher in garage and attempted to put out fire he could see in the cab of truck and under the dash. The truck was a 2011 Ford F-250. There was extensive fire, heat, and water damage to the truck. The garage was a detached garage, and fire was confined by responding units to the garage. No damage to the house, which was about 20 feet from the garage. Estimated total dollar loss Garage-$25,000; Truck-$40,000; contents of garage-$30,000.

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