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Garage fire displaces elderly couple in Hillsboro

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(Photo: Hillsboro Fire and Rescue) (Photo: Hillsboro Fire and Rescue)

A late afternoon garage fire has displaced an elderly couple in Hillsboro.

Hillsboro Fire Station #1 responded to a report of a house fire around 4 p.m. Friday. 

When fire crews arrived to the home, located in the 900 block of NE Sturgess Street, they found the garage door burned away and flames climbing up into the attic.

Crews quickly worked to extinguish the fire. The fire was extinguished within 25 minutes of their arrival.

No injuries were reported.

The elderly couple will not be able to return to their home and will be staying with relatives.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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