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Storage building a total loss, fire caused by unattended cigarette

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Posted at 6:57 PM, Mar 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-09 19:57:50-05

A storage building is a total loss after a fire Thursday afternoon. 

Temple Fire & Rescue responded to a fire at 1:11 p.m. on the 900 block of S. 33rd St. 

A wooden storage building was found with heavy smoke and flames were showing. 

Fire investigators found that the fire was unintentional and started from an unattended cigarette left inside of the building. 

The blaze was quickly extinguished. 

The scene was cleared at 1:45 p.m.

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