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Fire burns scooter shop at La Teresita plaza

Fire burns scooter shop at La Teresita plaza

TAMPA, Fla. (TBO) - Welding near a fuel tank sparked a fire Friday afternoon inside a scooter shop at La Teresita plaza in West Tampa.

Firefighters were called at 12:20 p.m. and arrived two minutes later to the Bayside Scooter, 3304-A W. Columbus Drive. The fire was under control within 30 minutes, Tampa Fire Rescue said.

The fire started in a rear work area, where a worker using welding equipment on a scooter ignited its gasoline tank, according to Tampa Fire Rescue. The fire intensified and spread to several other scooters.

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