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Fire at new Auto Zone auto parts store in Estero Florida

Fire at new Auto Zone in Estero, Florida
Fire at new Auto Zone in Estero, Florida
Fire at new Auto Zone in Estero, Florida
Fire at new Auto Zone in Estero, Florida
Fire at new Auto Zone in Estero, Florida
Posted at 12:33 PM, Feb 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-01 12:33:44-05

ESTERO, Fla. — Firefighters from Estero Fire Rescue and San Carlos Park Fire Protection & Rescue Service District responded to a structure fire at the newly constructed Auto Zone in Estero, Florida. The auto parts store was not open for business yet, the store was in the process of being stocked in preparation for the grand opening.

According to Estero Fire Rescue, this was a slow, smoldering fire that produced little flame but a lot of smoke which left soot over every area within the store. The fire started in the early morning hours when the store was unoccupied. No one was injured.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.