A fire burned a two-story accessory residence at 1047 Garfield Avenue in Blaine on Tuesday, June 20. The blaze caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to the building, which was under construction, said North Whatcom Fire and Rescue assistant chief Joe Noonchester. The fire’s cause is still under investigation, and the blaze didn’t injure anyone, he said. “We got there quickly. Our firefighters were at the Blaine station and got to the scene within a couple of minutes,” Noonchester said. The fire was out by about 6 p.m.
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