San Jose: Fire Destroys Corvette and Garage

Fire crews on Tuesday raced to put out a two-alarm fire in downtown San Jose, where drivers on a nearby highway said they could see plumes of smoke from miles away.

The fire was reported about 7 p.m. in the 700 block of North 15th street. The structure was a detached garage. NBC Bay Area has learned flames destroyed a Corvette and two boats parked inside. No one was injured.  

Drivers on Interstate 87 reported seeing a huge plume of smoke coming from downtown.

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