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Fire damages Cedar Rapids auto repair business

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An auto repair business in Cedar Rapids is damaged by a fire.

Firefighters were called to the business in the 3900 block of 1st St. Ave NE just before 6 a.m. Sunday.

Black smoke was coming from the building but no one was inside at the time of the fire. The report says the smoke alarms were not working. 

The cause remains under investigation, but crews believe the fire may have started in or around a mechanical piece of equipment. 

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