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Faulty Appliances Blamed For Blaze In Ventura Commercial Building

Posted on Monday, March 4, 2013 12:13am


Investigators say a faulty appliance in a kitchen area caused a fire in a commercial building in Ventura over the weekend.

The blaze was reported just after 2:15 Saturday, on the 200 block of Arcade Drive in Ventura.

Employees evacuated the building before firefighters reached the scene, as the firefighters went inside to try to find the source of smoke, a combination stove and microwave unit exploded in flames. They were able to quickly knock down the fire before it could cause further damage.

No one was hurt.


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