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Dangerous burning causes garage fire

Johnsonburg –

A fire that destroyed a garage and damaged a vehicle earlier this month in Elk County has been ruled accidental.

On April 11th, the Pennsylvania State Fire Marshall Unit responded to a residence in Jones Township to investigate.

It was found that a man had been burning grass on his property when the flames accidentally spread to a garage and vehicle owned by Ryan Lechien of Johnsonburg.

Damages are estimated at $30,000.

Charges of dangerous burning are expected to be filed against the unnamed neighbor.