Fire Destroys Detached Garage and Car Inside in Mt. VernonA detached garage of the Rodney Pierce home at 1416 Wescott in Mt. Vernon was destroyed by fire Sunday morning. Mt. Vernon City Firemen say the garage and a car inside were fully engulfed in flames. Pierce was able to move a second vehicle away from the garage and avoid damage to it. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The fire alarm came in around 7:20 Sunday morning, with firemen on the scene for about an hour.
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Police Beat for Thursday, July 24th, 2014