Motorcycle sparks garage fire in Sanford

Firefighters rushed to a home in Sanford on Wednesday after a fire broke out inside a detached garage.

Motorcycle sparks garage fire in Sanford on March 13, 2024
Seminole County Fire Department and Sanford Fire Department crews assisted with extinguishing the garage fire. (Photo: Seminole County Fire Department)

Seminole County Fire Department and Sanford Fire Department units responded to Riverview Avenue in Sanford after receiving reports of a residential garage fire. Upon arrival, firefighters observed flames inside a four-bay garage.

Motorcycle sparks garage fire in Sanford on March 13, 2024
A firefighter blasting the interior of the garage with water. (Photo: Seminole County Fire Department)

Firefighters immediately began attacking the flames, and the fire was extinguished within seven minutes of their arrival on scene.

Motorcycle sparks garage fire in Sanford on March 13, 2024
It took firefighters around seven minutes to fully extinguish the flames inside the detached garage. (Photo: Seminole County Fire Department)

According to the Seminole County Fire Department, a homeowner was working on a motorcycle in the garage when the fire accidentally started.

Motorcycle sparks garage fire in Sanford on March 13, 2024
A homeowner told firefighters that a motorcycle they were working on in the garage caught on fire. (Photo: Seminole County Fire Department)

There were no injuries reported.

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