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Firefighters knock down commercial structure fire in Santa Maria

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Posted at 6:37 AM, Jan 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-17 15:26:08-05

UPDATE (12:26 p.m.) - Firefighters got the call at 4:17 a.m., an official with Santa Maria Fire Department confirmed on Monday.

Crews were able to knock the fire down quickly.

Because the building's sprinkler system was activated, fire officials say the fire only extended into a small portion of the building.

Investigators are reviewing security footage as they work to determine the cause of the fire.
(6:37 a.m.) Fire crews responded to a structure fire in Santa Maria early Monday morning.

Officials say the fire broke out on the 300 block of North Blosser Rd. in Santa Maria. According to a tweet the department shared, the fire started outside the building and burned into it, activating the building's sprinkler system.

Santa Maria Fire Department sent four engines and a truck to fight the fire. Santa Maria Police Department and AMR were also on scene.

No one was injured in the blaze, but fire officials are urging people to avoid the area.

The fire's cause is under investigation.