Fire Destroys Garage and Its Contents North of Mt. Vernon
Fire officials say the garage at the Owen Shelton residence at the North Tolle and Green Road intersection was fully engulfed in flames upon their arrival. A boat, two four-wheelers and a lawn mower inside the garage were also a total loss. There were no injuries.
The fire call came in at 6:30 Sunday morning, with firemen remaining on the scene for about an hour.
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