Garage fire in Hamilton called 'suspicious'

The Hamilton Fire Department is investigating what they are calling a 'suspicious' garage fire.

The fire occurred around 3 a.m. Sunday in a garage in the alley behind 933 S. 11th Street.

Upon arrival crews found the garage fully involved with heavy fire threatening surrounding structures.  A neighboring garage also caught fire and sustained significant damage.

The vinyl siding on the back of nearby house also sustained damage from the heat. An automobile in the first garage was completely destroyed.

Fire crews remained on the scene for about two hours.

A fire investigator was called to the scene. Investigators say the cause is considered suspicious and is under investigation.

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