Update: Fire apparently started due to a malfunction in the engine compartment of a pickup truck.
Update (~130p 2/4) 801 Ellsworth Dr, Parking Garage, Level3; Area of Origin, engine compartment (pickup truck); Probable Cause, failure/malfunction in engine compartment, spread to truck & damaged other vehicles parked nearby; Damage (vehicles & structure) ~100K; no injury https://t.co/Ndd4nkJ6oT pic.twitter.com/OeySF04UkH
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) February 5, 2022
County firefighters responded to a fire at about 1:30 yesterday afternoon in the Town Center garage at 801 Ellsworth Dr., according to Pete Piringer, the department’s public information officer.
Upon their arrival, responders found several cars on fire. Responders searched and evacuated the building as the blaze was being put out.
Five vehicles were damaged but there were no injuries, according to Piringer.
No cause of the fire was released.
Photo/video courtesy Eric Rasch
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