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SUV destroyed in garage fire

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A Sunday afternoon fire causes smoke damage to garage, and a total loss of an SUV.

Around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 21,  Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies, Linn County Sheriff’s Rescue, Ely Fire, West Bertram Fire, Lisbon Fire, Mt. Vernon Fire, and Mt. Vernon/Lisbon Ambulance were called to a fire at 1721 Cedar Crest Drive in Cedar Rapids. 

The fire started in Andrew and Kathryn Santiago's garage, with their Ford Explorer parked inside. Emergency crews were able to stop the fire from spreading to the house. The garage has some fire and smoke damage, and the vehicle is a total loss. 

Everyone was able to get out safely, and no one was injured. 

The fire is under investigation. 

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