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.
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.
311 midtown Sacramento. pic.twitter.com/8Uc20rbtLN— SacFire PIO (@SacFirePIO) July 18, 2014
SacCityFire doing defensive operations. 211 midtown pic.twitter.com/7In8WdlvQI— SacFire PIO (@SacFirePIO) July 18, 2014
Sacramento Fire working a 211 midtown http://t.co/M8WG9rrtVr— SacFire PIO (@SacFirePIO) July 18, 2014
-Capital Public Radio Staff
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