garage fire in Avon
A body was found inside the garage of a house that caught fire in Avon on Tuesday morning.
Firefighters responded to a home on Far Hills Drive early Tuesday morning to a report of a fire in an attached garage. The fire did not damage the main areas of the house.
Officials said the body of an unidentified man was inside the garage.
The fire broke out at about 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, in the garage section of 43 Far Hills Drive.
Officials said they were notified by an alarm and when they arrived they found smoke coming from the three-hole garage area.
Firefighters were able to quickly put out the fire, preventing it from spreading to the house. However, officials said smoke damage was caused throughout the main living area.
The body of an adult man was found in the garage area after crews put out the flames.
Officials did not identify the man and said no one else was in the house at the time of the fire.
The incident is still under investigation by Avon Fire Marshal, State Fire Marshal Office, and Avon Police Department.
Anyone who may have information useful to the investigation is asked to contact Detective Gilbert at the Avon Police Department.
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