This photo shows a multi-vehicle carport following an early morning fire. (Courtesy Photo / Capital City Fire/Rescue)

This photo shows a multi-vehicle carport following an early morning fire. (Courtesy Photo / Capital City Fire/Rescue)

Firefighters extinguish early morning carport fire

The fire marshal will investigate.

Firefighters responded to a fire in the Mendenhall Valley early Saturday morning.

At 3:29 a.m., Capital City Fire/ Rescue responded to a carport fire on Teal Street, according to a social media post by the agency. Once on the scene, firefighters encountered a multi-vehicle carport on fire. CCFR was on scene for two and a half hours extinguishing the blaze. No one was injured in the fire, according to CCFR.

On Saturday March 6th at 0329 am CCFR responded to a Carport fire on Teal st. Responders arrived on scene to find a…

Posted by Capital City Fire Rescue on Saturday, March 6, 2021

The structure had three cars inside, according to CCCFR, and the fire had spread to another carport. A total of seven vehicles were damaged, and the main carport is a total loss.

The Fire Marshal will investigate the scene to determine the fire damage cost and cause of the fire.

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