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By Shereen Siewert

Fire crews are responding Friday to a report of a garage on fire on Wausau’s east side.

Dispatchers sent firefighters at about 2:40 p.m. to the 500 block of East Wausau Avenue to battle the blaze. Witnesses say they heard an explosion, then saw flames.

The first crews at the scene said smoke was pouring from the garage but there were no visible flames upon arrival. The garage is detached from the home

Unclear is whether anyone was inside the garage or in a home on the property.

This is a developing story that will be updated.