Arson suspected in overnight garage fire

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UPDATE: A fire in a detached garage early Friday morning in Rock Island is being investigated as arson.

This was shortly after 1:30 a.m. in the 2500 block of 6th Avenue.

The fire was extinguished quickly.

The extent of the damage to the structure is not yet known and it is not yet known if there were any injuries.

It is also not known if any arrests have been made.

When we have further information on this incident we will bring it to you on air and online.

EARLIER: A detached garage caught fire early Friday morning in Rock Island.

This was shortly after 1:30 a.m. in an alley near the intersection of 26th Street and 7th Avenue.

Our crew could smell the smoke and saw firefighters dealing with the flames coming from the garage structure.

The fire was extinguished quickly.

The extent of the damage to the structure is not yet known and it is not yet known if there were any injuries.

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