Large Fire Damages Phoenix Repair Shop

Sept. 16, 2022

The fire started at AZ Master Mechanics around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Sept. 16, 2022—A fire that created smoke visible for miles damaged an auto repair shop in Phoenix, Arizona. 

According to AZ Family, the fire started at AZ Master Mechanics around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday. It was categorized as a first-alarm response, and this meant calling on additional crews to help battle the fire. More than 50 firefighters were on the scene to battle the blaze. 

During the battle, concerns rose over materials inside the building catching fire, such as the various oils used in automotive repair.  It took around 45 minutes to control the flames, and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation. 

All of the shop employees were able to exit the building safely, and no one was hurt in the fire.

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