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No injuries in Waukegan fire

Updated: December 20, 2012 6:25AM

Officials are investigating what caused two garages to catch fire on Saturday in Waukegan.

A detached garage at 5032 Country Lane and the garage next door were on fire when the Waukegan Fire Department responded to the fire around 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Both houses had also begun to catch fire.

According to a report, siding melted off and plywood underneath had begun to char.

The fire was near Midlane Golf Course, according to Bat. Chief John Schmidt. Between 18 to 24 personnel responded to the fire, he said.

The extent of the damage to the garages and residences was not immediately available.

No injuries were reported.

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