Cause of overnight fire that destroyed garage unknown

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Arson investigators are trying to determine the cause of an early morning fire in Lexington that destroyed a garage.

Police say it happened around 1am on Locust Avenue. Crews were able to knock out the fire quickly and keep it from extending to the home.

The homeowner tells WKYT he believes he heard people outside of his home just moments before the fire started. He says he had a lawn mower, some bikes and several other items inside the garage that were destroyed with it.

Investigators took samples from the scene and will continue to try and determine the cause of the fire.

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