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2 firefighters injured fighting Rock County garage blaze

TOWN OF TURTLE, Wis. - Two firefighters were injured fighting a blaze Tuesday morning, officials said.

The Town of Beloit Fire Department said crews responded at 8:41 a.m. to a report of a fire in the 20000 block of South Glen Avenue in the town of Turtle.

According to a report, a two-car detached garage was on fire. Fire crews were able to knock down the blaze to keep it from spreading to the house and a neighbor's garage.

The homeowners, Monte and Michelle Babilius, were not home at the time of the fire. A neighbor spotted the fire and called 911, fire officials said.

The fire department said preliminary damage estimates are $25,000 to $30,000.

The cause of the fire was undetermined Tuesday morning, officials said.

No civilian injuries were reported.

Crews remained on scene until 10:30 a.m.

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