Fire damages garage in west Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Firefighters battled a garage fire Thursday morning in west Springfield.

Firefighters responded shortly before 8 a.m. to the home in the 3000 block of West Lombard Street. A passerby called 911.

The fire destroyed the detached garage. The fire also damaged a car parked inside it. The owner was asleep at the time inside his home next to it. Nobody was hurt.