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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."

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