The Chatham-Kent Police Service says the fire on Dufferin Avenue early Thursday morning has been deemed not suspicious.
Const. Renee Cowell, public information officer, told the Sydenham Current a total of $200,000 damage was caused to the home and $15,000 damage to the vehicle in the garage.
Cowell said there were non-life threatening injuries reported.
The occupants of the residence were treated and released from hospital.
Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services officials say crews responded to the “serious large volume garage fire” at the Dufferin Ave. home in Wallaceburg just after midnight on Thursday, May 17.
“Firefighters were able to stop the fire from spreading and protect the attached house,” fire officials tweeted.
Fire officials say the Chatham-Kent Police Service, Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services and the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal all investigated the blaze.
The exact cause of the blaze has yet to be released.
Here is our original story, which includes a series of submitted photos: Structure fire on Dufferin Avenue in Wallaceburg
– Submitted photo