Cause of garage fire in Shelby Co. under investigation

UPDATE @ 4:15 a.m: Investigators are determining what caused a fully engulfed garage fire in Shelby County Friday morning.

>> Feds: Ohio Medicaid paid $51M for dead enrollees

Fire crews responded to the 6600 of Main Street in the Pemberton area of Perry Twp. and were met with heavy smoke and flames coming from the structure.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze, whose flames caused the garage’s roof to collapse, according to officials.

The garage, as well as the house it belonged to were both vacant.

The fire did not spread to neighboring structures and fire personnel were not injured.

Damage estimates were not immediately available.


A garage was engulfed when crews responded early today in the Pemberton area of Perry Twp. in Shelby County.

The fire was reported at 12:24 a.m. at a detached garage of a vacant house in the 6600 block of Main Street, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

Quincy, Port Jefferson and Maplewood fire departments were dispatched along with Port Jefferson Rescue.

Got a tip? Call our monitored 24-hour line, 937-259-2237, or send it to

About the Author