Southern California Industrial Fire Causes $2.5 Million Damage

May 22, 2012

A fire at a 10-acre industrial area in San Bernardino County has caused an estimated $2.5 million in damage.

Authorities say the fire erupted Saturday evening in a Fontana yard stacked with thousands of wooden pallets. Flames leaped 80 feet high and took more than five hours to control.

The blaze destroyed the yard, an adjoining warehouse and a smaller warehouse at a tire center.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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