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(Video) Fire that gutted Burnaby garage under investigation

One person from the scene was taken to hospital, according to police
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Burnaby firefighters work to prevent a Kincaid Street garage fire from spreading to any other buildings.

A Burnaby garage was too far gone for firefighters to save it this morning, but they made sure the fire didn’t spread.

Crews were called to the 4000 block of Kincaid Street at 12:45 a.m. for reports of a structure fire.

“A garage in the rear of the residence was fully involved, which means it was burning extensively,” acting assistant fire Chief Derek Masaro told the NOW.

He said no flames spread to any nearby homes and there was no car in the garage, which was totally gutted.

“They suppressed the fire and protected surrounding homes,” Masaro said.

The residents of the home were alerted to the fire by a person who was in the area at the time, according to Burnaby RCMP.

That person was taken to hospital, but spokesperson Cpl. Mike Kalanj said he didn’t believe it was fire related.

“Someone was in the area; they pounded on the door to tell the residents ‘Hey, your garage is on fire.’ That person was brought to hospital,” Kalanj told the NOW.

Masaro said the fire is under investigation.

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