Fire destroyed a Stock Island business in the early morning hours today.
A man on his way to work drove by Todd’s Garage and White’s Welding shop on 2nd Avenue just before 4 a.m. and saw the fire. He called to report it and, when Deputy Aaron Coller and Sgt. Evan Calhoun arrived they could see visible smoke and flames. Monroe County firefighters responded and extinguished the blaze.
The fire marshal’s office responded and will be investigating the cause of the fire.