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Firefighters douse the back of a burning garage in a Park Rapids residential neighborhood Friday afternoon. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Neighbors, quick response by firefighters, save garage

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Neighbors rushed to a burning garage with fire extinguishers early Friday afternoon after they heard a loud bang on a residential avenue.


They reported seeing a male in a red shirt leaving the scene behind the Fourth Street West home near Fair Avenue.

One wall of the garage was extensively damaged.

Jason and Anna Hochstatter raced across the street when they saw smoke.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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