NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Crews responded to a fire in a botanica shop in Northwest Miami-Dade, early Saturday morning.
Officials received a call about the fire at the religious artifacts store located near Northwest Second Avenue and 59th Street, at around 3 a.m.
“At approximately 2:55 this morning crews from Station 9 arrived to find heavy smoke showing at a strip mall,” said Miami Fire Rescue Capt. David Nunez. “It’s a botanica shop, which is a religious artifacts store. Once we made entry we had a heavy fire in the rear of the structure.”
Firefighters were able to contain the fire and put it out before it spread to other units. “At this time there’s a lot of religious artifacts, candles and other types of artifacts, that intensified the fire that we had inside, so there is a good amount of damage on the interior of the structure, but it was confined to the occupancy of origin,” said Nunez.
No one was hurt.
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