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UPDATE: Welding Causes Fire in Redding Dealership

Action News Now confirms welding activity inside the shop caused the fire

Posted: May 31, 2018 1:24 PM
Updated: May 31, 2018 11:35 PM

UPDATE 5/31/2018 6:35 P.M.

REDDING, Calif. -  The fire was confined to the shop area of the building. Firefighters at the scene tell us it was caused by a welding operation in the shop, and that five vehicles were destroyed.  Road closures in the area have been lifted.

UPDATE: 5/31/2018 1:31 p.m. 

REDDING, Calif.—According to Redding Fire Department there is currently a road closure at Westside Road and Glengary Drive.

Fire crews are on scene fighting the structure fire at 6750 Westside Road in Redding.

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REDDING, Calif.
—Action News Now is getting reports of a structure fire in south Redding.


Firefighters are battling a structure fire at Westwood Motors on Glengary Drive off of Highway 273.

We have a reporter on the way and we will update you as the information comes into our newsroom.

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