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Tallahassee Firefighters Battle Two Overnight Blazes

Tallahassee Firefighters Battle Two Overnight Blazes
Posted at 2:44 PM, Jan 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-12 14:44:00-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Tallahassee Fire Department battled two blazes within just hours of each other.

The first happening Wednesday night around 7 p.m. At a home in the 600 block of Ridge Road.

According to investigators, the cause of the fire was unattended cooking.

Officials say everyone was able to make it out safely.

Damages are estimated to be around $15,000 dollars.

Then around 1:30 a.m. on Thursday crews were called to a commercial building in the 1100 block of Tharpe Street.

Firefighters say heavy smoke was coming from multiple sides of the building and 11 trucks were all on scene battling the blaze.

No one was inside and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.