FRUITLAND, Iowa — One person was injured during a garage fire just outside of Muscatine Tuesday evening.

Fruitland volunteer fire department chief Lanny Creamer said firefighters were paged to a fire in a detached garage on 2572 Stewart Road just after 6 p.m. Firefighters arrived to find the garage engulfed in flames and crews were on scene until about 9:30 p.m.

Creamer wouldn't say who was injured, but did say the injury was minor. The Muscatine Fire Department assisted at the scene.

He said the cause of the first was accidental and that no other buildings were damaged. A damage estimate was not available.

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