GRAND FORKS (WDAZ) - A fire burns through garages, causing neighbors to worry about their belongings. 

Where there's smoke,

"I heard it was a little bit on the bad side before I came out here and seen it,” said Nancy Birch, who lives nearby.

--there are neighbors watching. 

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"I came out here to check it out. Just to find out here it was over at the storage unit," Birch said.

Firefighters believe the blaze started in one unit.

The call came in around 1:45 p.m. from an unusual source.

"It was actually I believe the Emerado Fire Chief was driving by and saw the smoke and reported it,” said Grand Forks Fire Department Battalion Chief Bruce Weymier.

More than a dozen fire fighters dousing the garages with water.

As the fire grew, it spread to nearby units.

Crews even managed to tow this classic car out of a garage in time.

"I was a little bit concerned. I thought it was coming from my storage unit but it was from somebody else's,” said Birch.

The flames were even too much for fire crews.

They had to spray water on each other in order to cool down.

The fire caused $50,000 in damage.

While they investigate the cause of the fire, neighbors are waiting to see how much of their stuff could be damaged.

"I just hope they get it out and find out and just find out who did it and what the cause is,” said Birch.

Neighbors are happy no one was injured in the summer scorcher.