Fire inside hot water tank destroys auto repair shop

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TOWN OF MINA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Just after 4 p.m. on Saturday the Findley Lake fire department responded to a fire at Jacks Repair Shop on Bailey Hill Rd in the Town of Mina.

The Chautauqua County Fire Investigation Team conducted an investigation and found the fire started inside a hot water tank, located inside the repair shop, and spread from there.

The business was a total loss, including several vehicles inside. The fire has been ruled an accident.

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