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Storage building destroyed by fire

GRANDVIEW - A metal storage building at 2811 Bethany Road was destroyed by fire early Saturday morning.

The 30-foot by 70-foot shed, belonging to George Johnson, was consumed by fire and on the ground when Yakima County Fire District #5 firefighters arrived just after 2 a.m., according to Capt. Ken Shipman. The fire was extinguished.

The building was empty and unoccupied at the time of the fire, said Shipman. The estimated loss is $20,000.

Yakima County Fire District #5 officials have forwarded information on the blaze to the Yakima County Fire Marshall's Office. The fire is still under investigation.

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