Crews extinguish fire in Flora Vista
FLORA VISTA — Crews this afternoon extinguished a fire that engulfed a small detached garage in Flora Vista.
The fire was reported at 2:21 p.m. today near County Road 3562.
San Juan County Fire Department crews responded to the blaze, as well as emergency personnel from several other departments.
Nearby roads were closed to non-residential traffic while crews worked on the fire.
San Juan County Deputy Fire Chief Tom Fields said a resident was in the garage when it caught fire, but he was able to exit without injury.
"I think he inhaled a little smoke, but no injuries," Fields said. "He refused treatment."