Mankato-Public Safety responded to the report of a structure fire at 40 Karen Court at 2:07 p.m.Thursday. Firefighters discovered a fire in the garage attic and extinguished it. Neighbors helped four dogs out of the home before fire personnel arrived. Nobody else was home at the time of the incident.

There were no injuries. Damages are estimated at $65,000 and the cause of the fire is under investigation.