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Fire destroys garage in McKinleyville

MCKINLEYVILLE - A garage was consumed after a structure fire in McKinleyville.

Just after 6 Sunday evening, Arcata Fire Protection District was called to the 1100 block of Griffith Road. A fire had fully engulfed a garage that was attached to a house. Fire fighters were able to keep the blaze from extending into the home. It sustained only minor damage. The garage and its contents were a complete loss. Mop up was expected to take around 1-2 hours. The cause is not known at this time and the investigation will continue.