Little Dixie Fire Protection District Station 1 was dispatched to a structure fire at the property of John Ogden, in the 9000 block of Audrain Road 371, Mexico, Missouri at 7:52 p.m. hours.
Upon arrival firefighters found a two-car detached garage with heavy smoke showing. The fire was attacked and extinguished.  
According to Ken Hoover, Little Dixie Chief, the cause of the fire is believed to have been ignited by electric short in a pickup truck inside of the garage.  Fire spread to the attic area of the garage with minor smoke and fire and heat damage.  
The truck was destroyed in the fire.  The owners were home at the time of the fire.
Little Dixie units cleared the scene at 9:33 p.m.
Three pieces of fire apparatus and 17 firefighters responded to the emergency.  
There was no other damage or injuries.