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Garage fire forces some homes to be evacuated


Homes were evacuated in the 1500 block of Haney Drive early Sunday morning after Hays firefighters discovered a detached garage on fire that endangered nearby houses.

According to a press release from the city of Hays, the fire was brought under control quickly after being discovered at approximately 4:40 a.m. Sunday, but the garage sustained significant damage. The fire was determined to be accidental, but the probable cause could not be determined due to the heavy damage.