Garage and a car destroyed in fire at Balina

A GARAGE and a car were totally destroyed by fire at Ballina yesterday morning.

A Newcastle Fire Communications spokesman said firefighters were called to reports of two garages alight on Borton St at 2.03am.

They battled the blaze until 3.30am, but were unable to save one garage containing a car, while the other garage sustained minor damage.

Police are investigating the cause of the blaze. Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.



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