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Fire under control at Tampa storage facility that holds flammable materials

TAMPA — A fire broke out at a fuel storage facility in Tampa Saturday morning. No one was injured.

Rescuers arrived to 1717 E Busch Blvd. at about 9:30 a.m. to find smoke and flames coming from a building that holds bio-diesel and propane fuel.

Tampa Fire Rescue spokesman Capt. Bill Wade said crews had the fire under control by 11 a.m. They took extra care to ensure the flammable liquids in the building did not explode, Wade said.

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