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Farmington and Lakeville fire departments responded to a ceiling fire at Starr Automotive in Farmington Friday morning. FFD captain Adam Fischer was at the shop when the fire broke out. Starr Automotive is owned by his father, Ed Fischer.

Fire breaks out at Starr Automotive Friday

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Fires seem to get put out pretty quickly when a firefighter is on the scene before they start.

Farmington Fire Station 1 captain Adam Fischer was at Starr Automotive - owned by his dad, Ed Fischer - when a fire broke out Friday morning in the attic, near a chimney on the south side of the building.


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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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