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Lacombe blaze causes $1 million in damage

An early morning blaze on Saturday at a Lacombe vehicle storage building caused about $1 million in damage.

Fire crews were called in after someone smelled smoke near the building shortly before 1:30 a.m.

Regional Fire Chief Fred Millar says the cause of the fire remains under investigation but is believed to have started in a semi truck stored in the four-bay building.

One truck was completely destroyed and two others were damaged in other bays. Two cars in a fourth bay had smoke damage.

Millar said the building was boarded up over the weekend and heated to melt the ice caused by firefighting efforts.

A fire investigation will begin today.

No one was injured in the fire, which was fought by about 18 firefighters.

Do you have photos from this event? Email Advocate online editor Leo Paré at lpare@reddeeradvocate.com

 
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