Silvis residents evacuated from their homes after fire breaks out in garage and trees

SILVIS, Illinois -- Residents from a Silvis neighborhood were evacuated from their homes after a fire broke out in a garage.

Silvis Police Chief Mark VanKlavern said crews were called to the 400 block of 2nd Avenue C around 1:25 p.m. In that area there was a garage and trees on fire.

"Numerous houses in the area were evacuated as a precaution," said Chief VanKlavern.

Ultimately two garages and a van were damaged, said Chief VanKlavern.

There were no reported injuries.

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