NEW ULM, MN

Fire crews in New Ulm respond to a garage fire.

It happened around 10:30 Friday morning.

The New Ulm Fire Department and New Ulm Police Department were called to 827 South Valley Street where upon arriving the garage was fully engulfed.

Electrical and communication companies were called in due to overhead lines and poles being damaged.

The garage and all the contents are a total loss while neighboring garages also experienced heat damage.

Preliminary findings indicate the lawnmower was the cause of the fire; no injuries were reported.

--KEYC News 12