Fire Damages Garage, Spreads to House in Vernon

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An early morning fire damaged a garage and spread to a home in Vernon on Monday.

Firefighters were called to a home on Rainbow Trail around 3:20 a.m.

When crews arrived, they said the garage was fully involved in fire.

Crews were able to knock down the flames quickly, but the fire spread to the home. Fire officials said there is also smoke and water damage to the home and it is now uninhabitable.

Two people who were inside of the home were able to make it out safely, firefighters said. One person was transported to the hospital for a check-up, they added.

According to fire officials, two people and a cat are now displaced. The Red Cross is assisting.

There's no word on what started the fire.

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