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Fire destroyed a car and the garage the care was in at a home in the 5400 block of Sunset Ave. Friday morning, according to the Anacortes Fire Department.

The call came in at around 10:15 am from the homeowner, who was working on his car in the garage when the car caught fire. He was unable to stop the fire, then he called 911. Fire crews from Anacortes and Mt. Erie fire departments responded.

It took about 30 minutes to put the fire out, according to Jack Kennedy, a division chief with the Anacortes Fire Deparment.

The garage was not attached to the home, helping to prevent the fire from spreading beyond the garage. No was was injured.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,942 Confirmed Skagit Cases
400-409 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

318 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
44,613 Fully Vaccinated
57,198 Initial Doses Given

Statewide

379,100 Confirmed Cases Statewide
22,614 Hospitalizations

5,539 Deaths Statewide
2,419,434 Fully Vaccinated
3,368,279 Initial Doses Given

Updated 6 pm, May 5, 2021.

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Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times