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Garage, car burn in Hanover blaze

HANOVER - Firefighters extinguished a blaze in a detached garage on Brook Road Wednesday night that was spotted by a Hanover police officer on patrol.

The officer could see the flames in the area of Thompson Terrace and called the fire department. When the first crews arrived just after 7:30 p.m., a detached garage at 10 Brook Road was completely in flames.

Firefighters quickly brought the fire under control, however, the building and a car inside were destroyed.

The cause is under investigation, but it is not believed to be suspicious, according to a news release issued by the Hanover Fire Department. No one was injured.

Assisting firefighters were fire crews from Hartford, Vt. and Lebanon, as well as Hanover police. Firefighters from Norwich, Vt. and Lyme covered the fire station.


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