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Fire destroys Denair appliance shop
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Firefighters battle a blaze at A&R Appliance at 3748 N. Santa Fe Ave. in Denair on Wednesday (Photo courtesy of Denair Fire).

A fire broke out Wednesday evening at a Denair business, but a quick response kept the flames from spreading to other buildings.

The fire was reported around 7 p.m. Wednesday at A&R Appliance at 3748 N. Santa Fe Avenue. The business had already closed for the day. There were no injuries reported.

The first firefighters to arrive at the business found flames coming out of the roof. An aggressive attack was made and it quickly brought the fire under control and kept it from spreading to neighboring businesses.

"Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the one building, although the building was a total loss," the Denair Fire Department reported.

The estimated loss was $300,000.

Fire departments from Turlock, Hughson and Modesto responded to help battle the blaze.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. It is under investigation by the Stanislaus Regional Fire Investigation Unit.