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Garage fire damages Lee's Summit home

Posted at 2:35 AM, Jul 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-14 06:27:35-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Lee's Summit home was heavily damaged in a fire Tuesday night.

Firefighters were called to the 1100 block of NE Noeleen Court around 10:15 p.m.

When they arrived, the home's garage was on fire.

The fire spread to the front of the home and the floor above.

People inside the home were able to get out safely.

The fire caused extensive damage to the garage, including many pieces of gasoline-powered property maintenance equipment.

Damage to the second floor was contained mainly to the front of the home above the garage, with heat and smoke damage to the rest of the house.

The fire department said the fire started in the northeast corner of the garage.

The exact cause has not been determined.