At 4:51 pm Monday, the Claremont Fire Dept. was dispatched to a reported garage fire at Ron’s fix-it Shop on Third St. Car 1 with 2 engines and a ladder responded. Upon arrival crews found moderate fire coming from the front eaves of the building. A line was stretched and the exterior fire was knocked down. The aerial was set up and used to access the attic area, a second line was stretched and used to extinguish the interior fire. The fire was called under control at 5:39 pm. Crews worked an additional 90 minutes overhauling the area. The building received moderate damage to the attic and roof area. The investigation as to the cause is ongoing.
The building is home to Ron’s Fix-it Shop and is owned by Ron Menard.
Bill Binder photo.
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