COWLITZ COUNTY, Wash. (KOIN) — A garage and everything inside was destroyed Thursday morning after a fire in Cowlitz County.
Officials say the couple that lives in the 200 block of Cowlitz Dr. woke up about 6:00 a.m. and heard crackling and popping sounds from their garage. They went to investigate and found the structure on fire.
Firefighters from 3 agencies responded and were able to prevent the flames from the attached garage from spreading to the house. But, everything inside the garage and a car parked nearby were destroyed.
Officials estimate the damage at $100,000. The cause is still under investigation.
No one was hurt.