Welding Incident Thought To Be Cause Of Garage Fire In Mexico

Significant damage is being reported to a garage and a 1985 Chevrolet pick-up truck following a fire in Mexico yesterday (Wednesday) morning.

Mexico Public Safety responded to the 1500 block of North Jefferson just before 11am on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, and found flame coming from an unattached garage.

The fire was contained and extinguished. Mexico Public Safety says it was determined that a person was welding on the truck near the gas tank when some fumes ignited and started the fire.

No injuries were reported.