Garage Fire in Burlington

June 8, 2023

At 1:38 AM Thursday June 8, 2023 the Burlington and West Burlington Fire Departments responded to a reported garage fire at 1414 Market Street in Burlington. Upon arrival at 1:42 AM firefighters found flames coming from the inside the detached two-car garage. Firefighters
were able to gain access and have the fire extinguished by 1:58 AM.

Fire damage to the garage is estimated at $10,000. The property was recently purchased at a Sheriff’s sale and is currently vacant.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Burlington Police and Fire Departments and is considered suspicious.

Firefighters were assisted at the scene by Burlington Police and Alliance Energy. There were no
injuries. Firefighters cleared the scene at 3:29 AM.