Firefighters battle smoky blaze in garage Saturday afternoon

Local News

Fire crews were in the 3200 block of 21st Avenue, Rock Island, shortly after 1 p.m. Saturday for a fire that created a lot of smoke in the neighborhood.

A neighbor reported seeing a burn barrel going, and then saw flames start coming from the garage. There was major damage to the garage from the fire.

Local 4 News was the only station at the scene. When our crew arrived the Rock Island Fire Department was still spraying the garage down.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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