Firefighters investigate auto repair shop fire in downtown Fresno

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FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) — Fresno firefighters responded to a fire outside an auto repair shop Tuesday morning.

The fire was near Van Ness and Los Angeles in downtown Fresno.

The Battalion Chief said the fire caused damage mostly to the outside of the building. It also burned a transformer. He says the fire did get inside the building , but an overhead sprinkler contained the flames and damage was limited to a corner. He suspects the fire was caused by a homeless encampment.

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