An unattached garage in Moscow was destroyed in a fire Sunday afternoon, according to the Bingham fire chief.

The fire was reported around 5:30 p.m. at 70 Donigan Road and is believed to have been related to work that occupants of the garage were doing on a four-wheeler, Bingham Fire Chief Scott Lawyerson said.

“I guess there was some gas involved. I’m not exactly sure how it started and can’t speculate, but somehow the fluids from the four-wheeler caught on fire and they couldn’t get it stopped,” he said.

The names of the occupants of the garage were not available Monday. Lawyerson said they were renting the garage and nearby house.

No injuries were reported and the fire is not considered suspicious.

Several brush fires were reported across Maine on Sunday, including in Cornville, New Portland and Skowhegan, according to police dispatch logs. Over the weekend the Maine Forest Service issued red flag warnings — the highest wildfire danger rating — in some parts of the state and deemed other areas at high risk for fires.

Lawyerson said that when fire crews arrived on Donigan Road Sunday, there was concern about the fire spreading to the house or nearby woods.

“Luckily where the house and garage sit it was kind of a wet area so it didn’t travel very far,” he said. “It went out in one spot about 20 feet on the dry grass, but the guys got it knocked down before it got into the woods very far.”

The house was not damaged.

By Monday the forest service had downgraded its predicted fire danger report for most of the state. The Bingham area was classified as being at a ‘moderate’ risk for wildfires. The Augusta and Waterville areas were classified as “high” risk for wildfires.

The Solon Fire Department and Upper Kennebec Valley Ambulance Service also responded to Sunday’s fire in Moscow.

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