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Damages estimated at $2.7 million after commercial fire in Orem

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Posted at 3:01 PM, Nov 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-23 22:55:49-05

OREM, Utah - Fire crews put out a large commercial fire in Orem near 1418 W. and 130 S. Tuesday afternoon.

Wednesday fire officials stated that, including inventory lost in the fire, the total damages and losses are now estimated at $2.7 million.

Firefighters said the blaze was an accident and that it began when a flammable container failed and ignited materials around it.

The smoke could be seen for miles just before 3 p.m.

Everyone made it safely out of the building.