Fire damages Memphis towing company

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A large fire damaged a towing company in downtown Memphis Tuesday. Lt. Wayne Cooke with the Memphis Fire Department said several cars were burning behind PB&J Towing when crews arrived. The back of the building, located at S. Main and Virginia, then caught fire. Fire inspectors said employees were working on a car when it caught fire. The fire then spread to another vehicle and the building. Damage was estimated at $3,500 for the building, $3,000 for the vehicles, and $8,000 in parts and equipment. The building does not have a fire safety system.

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