Fire sparks in garage of Easton home on Dogwood Court due to improper disposal of ashes
EASTON - The Easton Fire Department wants to remind residents of the importance of safely and properly disposing fireplace ashes.
Firefighters responded to a garage fire at a house on Dogwood Court Saturday night. They say the fire started because someone improperly disposed of hot ashes from a fireplace.
One person was inside the home at the time and got out safely.
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Fire officials say they were able to extinguish the fire quickly, but add that it could have easily been prevented.