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Burning leaves leads to burnt Waterloo garage

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WATERLOO (KWWL) - Leaf burning is being blamed for a garage fire in Waterloo Monday afternoon.

Waterloo Fire and Rescue was called to 2135 Independence Avenue early Monday afternoon for a report of a garage fire.

Crews on scene tell KWWL that a person at the home was burning leaves and walked away for five minutes, which is when the fire spread to the garage.

Waterloo police remind residents that burning leaves within city limits is illegal.

No injuries have been reported.
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