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Fire Rips Through Commercial Building In East Sacramento

  

Sacramento City fire crews put out a blaze at a commercial building in East Sacramento Friday. 

The three-alarm fire burned for nearly two hours at a building that used to house a tire shop or auto-related business on 34th Street and Stockton.

According to multiple media reports, firefighters were called to the scene at 4:30 a.m. Sacramento Fire Department's twitter account showed that responding crews saw flames shooting from the building when they arrived at the scene.

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Firefighters were able to put out the fire around 6 a.m.

Sacramento Fire Department says 120 firefighters three-alarm fire total loss saved a SMUD substation behind the building. No other buildings were damaged. 

Nearly 200 customers were affected by a power outage due to the fire. 

-Capital Public Radio Staff