Structure fire breaks out overnight in central Bakersfield

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A car, a building and apartments caught fire early this morning in central Bakersfield.

The fire started as a car fire and quickly engulfed a commercial building and apartments on Chester Avenue near 2nd street around 1:15 a.m., according to the Bakersfield Fire Department. It is unknown how many people were displaced. No injuries were reported.

The garage that caught fire was connected to a marijuana dispensary, according to witnesses. Fire crews force entry into the building using an electric saw.

There is no word on the extent of the damage at this time.

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