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Quick action stops Hopkins Street fire from spreading

San Marcos firefighters douse a structure fire at 1134 W. Hopkins St. Saturday morning. The fire destroyed a detached garage and two vehicles and caused an estimated $35,000 in property damage. Firefighters received the call at 6:40 a.m., arrived four minutes later, and had the fire under control by 7 a.m. Officials said quick action from San Marcos firefighters stopped the blaze before it could spread to the owner’s house or neighboring lots. There were no injuries. The cause is still under investigation. PHOTO by MELISSA MILLECAM

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#1 Comment By Jim On 10/09/2012 @ 6:00 pm

Way to go SMFD. On scene 4 minutes after the call was received is very impressive. Glad to know we have professionals out there to protect us in our time of need. Keep up the good work!