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Crews from Silver Bay and Two Harbors fight a garage fire at 627 Eighth Avenue in Two Harbors. The garage is owned by Mark Blankenship. The occupants brought a letter to the News-Chronicle expressing their thanks to the fire crew. Chris Hanson

On owner's birthday, a fire guts his garage

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Two Harbors and Silver Bay volunteer firefighters responded to a garage fire at 627 Eighth Avenue in Two Harbors on Saturday. The house, which was undamaged, and the garage are owned by Mark Blankenship. Melanie Davis, Blankenship's girlfriend, was in the house at the time but a neighbor noticed the fire and called 911, said Larry Sandretsky, one of the firefighters at the scene.


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