Fire destroys garage in Newton

Cigi Sparks
O-N-E reporter

A Newton family suffered an approximate $50,000 loss over the weekend due to a fire, according to Newton Fire Chief Kevin Yoder.

On Monday, fire personnel responded to an area along Hwy. 10 West near Sanctuary Road referencing a structure fire. When the fire department arrived they saw a detached garage that was engulfed in flames, according to Yoder.

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