Multiple fire departments fight a blaze in Montezuma. Officials say it started in a garage and spread into two nearby homes along Water Street.
The fire was reported, late this afternoon, and the garage was fully engulfed by the time fire crews arrived on the scene. The garage was totally destroyed and two nearby homes sustained significant damage.
Montezuma, Hillsdale and Rosedale/Florida township fire departments worked to get the fire under control. No injuries were reported. Other agencies that responded included Lyford, Bloomingdale, Rockville, Bellmore, Bridgeton and Mecca Fire Departments. As well as Montezuma Police, Parke County Sheriff’s Deputies and Parke Co EMS. The blaze remains under investigation.