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No one injured in blaze at Clearwater warehouse

CLEARWATER — No one was injured in a fire at a 20,000-square-foot, three-story auto parts warehouse on Sunday morning, according to fire officials.

The fire started in an employee workroom at the AutoWay Chevrolet warehouse at 15005 U.S. 19th N about 8 a.m.

Firefighters said the warehouse is a shipping and distribution facility and contained numerous auto parts. Although the fire was small, damage was estimated at $100,000.

A sprinkler kept the fire in check, said Josh Stefancic, an assistant fire chief with the Largo Fire Department. He said the fire was an accident.

Crews responded in about five minutes and had the blaze put out in about 40 minutes.

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No one injured in blaze at Clearwater warehouse 05/01/11 [Last modified: Sunday, May 1, 2011 11:45am]
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