The North Mankato Fire Department was called to a car fire inside of a garage structure at 1866 Lee Blvd. at 10:50 a.m. on Wednesday, January 4, 2023.
Emergency crews arrived at a twelve-stall unattached garage structure to find flames emerging from a vehicle inside a stall. Firefighters extinguished the fire and moderate damage was confined to the vehicle and two end garage stalls, and all stalls on both sides sustained some smoke damage. There were no injuries.
The North Mankato Fire Department was on scene for approximately an hour and a half, and were assisted by North Mankato Police Department and Mayo Ambulance. Lee Boulevard was temporarily closed for emergency crew access to the fire hydrant supply line.
The case remains under investigation by the North Mankato Fire Department and MN State Fire Marshal’s Office.