Updated:SANFORD, Fla. —
The Fire Marshal's Office said it's investigating the cause of a house fire in Sanford Monday.
The fire broke out at about 4 a.m. Monday on 9th Street and Palmetto Avenue and spread to a detached garage, officials said.
The fire destroyed both properties, which were unoccupied, officials said.
Also, officials said another fire broke out less than a block away along Sanford Avenue.
Officials are investigating whether the fires are connected.