Fire Crews in Belmont County Respond to Garage Explosion

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An explosion Monday night destroyed a garage on Merritt Row, just off of State Route 149 in Bellaire.

The fire happened shortly after 11 pm. 

Multiple fire crews from across Belmont County spent nearly two hours extinguishing the flames.

According to the Neff’s Fire Department, the area is a moderately populated  but no one was injured and the damage was limited to the garage. 

The cause of the fire remains unknown as of early Tuesday morning but the State Fire Marshal will be on scene later Tuesday to investigate.

Stay with 7News for updates.

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