The fire completely destroyed a garage and barn, and also caused exterior damage to a nearby home. The family living there told The Compass the fire started around 7 a.m.
Members of the Bay de Grave Volunteer Fire Department responded to the blaze. Firefighters left the scene at around 9:30 a.m.
—With files from Chris Lewis
Fire crews were on the scene of a fire this morning in North River.
On Twitter, bystanders noted the thick smoke scene from the Veterans' Memorial Highway and cars lined along the road.