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San Antonio Firefighters make short work of blaze on Southwest Military

San Antonio Fire truck (Photo: KTSA/Elizabeth Ruiz)

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A small Southwest side business was heavily damaged by fire Wednesday morning.

Firefighters were called to a building on Southwest Military near New Laredo Highway at around 4 A.M.

The fire had a pretty good head start but crews were able to put it out quickly.

No injuries were reported but the building that houses a tax office suffered $40,000 in damages.

While crews were fighting the flames, they had another obstacle pop up.

A water main broke as they were turning on a fire hydrant. It caused some damage to the sidewalk.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.


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