Four vehicles and a carport were destroyed in a Wed­nes­day night fire in Eliza­bethtown.

The Elizabethtown Fire Department was dispatched at 8:14 p.m. to a vehicle fire in a carport at 110 E. Crutcher St., according to a text messaged news release from EPD Deputy Chief Everett Roberts.

Upon arrival of the first fire unit at 8:18 p.m., the fire had spread to the carport and the four vehicles under the structure. The fire was upgraded to a structure fire and 18 Elizabethtown firefighters responded with seven units, in addition to three Elizabethtown Police Department units and one Har­din County ambulance.

The fire was under control at 9:33 p.m., the release said. An Elizabethtown public works backhoe was used to assist with the clearing of debris to allow the fire to be extinguished. The carport and vehicles were a complete loss.

No injuries were reported. An EFD fire investigator determined the fire started in the engine compartment of one of the vehicles parked in the carport, according to the release. The cause of the fire was unable to be determined, the release said.

The scene was cleared at 10:43 p.m.

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