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Fire in Lealman closes street

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Firefighters put out the fire quickly at the tire and auto store Firefighters put out the fire quickly at the tire and auto store
HERNANDO COUNTY, FL (WFLA) - Fire at 66th Street Auto and Tire store in Lealman caused street closures Wednesday morning.

According to Lealman Fire, a tire technician was smoking and his pants and tires near him might have caught on fire. Firefighters put out the fire quickly, the technician refused treatment and was not transported to a hospital, fire officials said.

As the crews were cleaning up the scene they had to close 66th Street between 54th and 50th avenues. The roadway was supposed to open by noon, firefighters said.

Lealman Fire According to the preliminary reports, the fire was caused by the employee.


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