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Drag racing cars saved in New River garage fire

Two drag racing cars were saved from a fire in a New River garage Wednesday night. Two drag racing cars were saved from a fire in a New River garage Wednesday night.
Some of the damage from the fire Wednesday. Some of the damage from the fire Wednesday.
Most of the damage occurred in a loft area containing parts. Most of the damage occurred in a loft area containing parts.
NEW RIVER, AZ (CBS5) -

A drag racing enthusiast is thankful his cars were saved after a fire in a large metal garage in New River on Wednesday night.

The garage housed two drag racing cars, tools and other equipment when it caught fire just before midnight. The garage near Seventh Avenue north of the Carefree Highway was free-standing and didn't threaten other structures, said a spokesman for the Daisy Mountain Fire Department.

Most of the damage was limited to a loft where parts were kept.

There was no cause and no estimate of damage immediately available.

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News as this story develops.

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