Fire Destroys Detached Garage and Car Inside in Mt. Vernon
2/17/2013 @ 1:06 PMA 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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