Posted: Oct 30, 2012 9:55 PM by Q2 News
Updated: Oct 30, 2012 9:55 PM
UPDATE: A fire that substantially burned a residential detached garage in Billings Heights destroyed all contents occupying the structure.
The fire also damaged the exterior and interior of a fifth wheel next to the garage.
Damages are estimated at $70,000.
Fire officials say propane tanks inside the the garage burned and propelled the blaze after being exposed by the fire.
BILLINGS - Flames tore through a Heights garage this afternoon.
Firefighters arrived on scene just after 3 p.m. Tuesday to find a residential garage engulfed in flames.
Crews faced a difficult time fighting the blaze due to the fire hydrant location at the end of Wagner Lane.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time - but officials suspect a garage heater could be to blame.
Firefighters quickly doused the flames, but the garage appears to be a complete loss.
We will provide updates to the cause as the information becomes available.