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[June 08, 2014]
BRIEF: Little Depot storage facility burned in blaze [Desert Dispatch, Barstow, Calif. :: ]
(Desert Dispatch (Barstow, CA) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) June 08--BARSTOW -- A fire forced a four-hour closure of West Main Street on Friday evening and severely damaged a storage facility at the Little Depot hardware and home improvement store, officials said.
The blaze occurred in the 25100 block of Frank Street and caused and estimated $75,000 worth of damage to the building and $100,000 worth of damage to merchandise inside, according to a Barstow Fire Protection District news release.
Fire officials received the call at 5:55 p.m. and arrived within six minutes to find flames coming through the roof. Twenty-one firefighters responded in four engines and the last firefighter battling the blaze left at midnight.
No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire is under investigation, officials said.
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