At 4:29 PM on July 4th, the Campbell County Fire Department responded to the 4900 block of Van Brunt Ct. for a reported structure fire. Upon arrival crews found a double garage with an attached covered structure with bystanders using garden hoses to contain the fire. The attached portion of the garage was destroyed, the garage sustained minimal fire damage and the house adjacent to the garage suffered some heat damage.
The Campbell County Sheriff's Office also responded to the area to assist with the scene. Undersheriff Scott Matheny said it is believed the home owner's son was setting off fireworks next to a lean-to structure which accidentally ignited the blaze. Nobody was hurt in the incident, overall damage is estimated at $10,000 the cause of the fire was fireworks.