Firefighters help put out garage fire in subdivision west of Festus

(Festus) Firefighters responded to a garage fire in the 10600 block of St. Andrews Court in Pebble Creek Estates west of Festus on Tuesday evening.

Hematite Fire Protection District Chief Robert Hipes says crews were dispatched just after 6pm.

No injuries were reported with fire crews remaining on scene until just after 8pm.

The fire is not considered suspicious, but remains under investigation.

Hematite fire was assisted by Mapaville, Hillsboro and Festus fire agencies. Crystal City Fire Department was moved up to cover Hematite’s station house.