Firefighter injured battling garage fire in North Olmsted

A resident in the home was also injured in the blaze

Firefighter injured battling garage fire in North Olmsted
(Source: Peg Joyce)

NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio (WOIO) - A firefighter and a resident were both injured Saturday after a fire broke out in a North Olmsted garage.

The fire occurred in a free-standing garage at a home on Clague Road around 1 p.m. and the flames spread quickly.

According to the North Olmsted Fire Department, the blaze spread to a neighboring garage and destroyed a car and three motorcycles in the driveway.

The resident’s home did not catch fire, but sustained serious heat damage.

Both the firefighter and the resident were transported to an area hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

No word yet on the cause of the fire.

Copyright 2019 WOIO. All rights reserved.