Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) – An overnight fire in Rochester has been ruled an arson case.

Rochester firefighters were sent to 1531 19th Ave SE around 12:30 AM Wednesday and arrived to find smoke and flames coming from a detached garage.  The fire was put out right away and the preliminary damage estimate was put at $7500.

The residence where the garage is located is unoccupied.

No word yet on the cause.


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