Swanstrom Road Garage Fire

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St. Louis County Sheriff's Office News Release

Incident Date: 


Incident Time:  

1643 hrs.

Incident location:

4932 Swanstrom Rd, Grand Lake Township

Incident Summary:

On 07/28/2018 at around 1643 hrs. St. Louis County Dispatch received a 911 report of a garage on fire at 4932 Swanstrom Road in Grand Lake Township. The 911 caller, a resident/property owner, reported the garage had been struck by lightning and there were visible open flames.

A deputy arrived on scene around 1652 hrs. and found visible flames in the garage. The fire quickly accelerated and the garage became fully engulfed.

Fire department resources arrived shortly thereafter and suppressed the fire. The garage was a total loss; the nearby house was not damaged. No persons were injured.

Responding agencies included the Grand Lake Fire Department, Industrial Fire Department, Solway Fire Department, and the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

Authority: Deputy Matt Miranda, St. Louis County Sheriff's Office

Date: 07/28/2018                                                          Time: 1832 hrs.