Cigarette sparks fire at Lealman tire shop - FOX 13 News

Cigarette sparks fire at Lealman tire shop

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A fire this morning inLealman at an auto and tire shop was started by a cigarette, investigatorssaid.

It broke out around10:30 a.m. at the Auto and Tire Tech at 5390 66th Street North.

Firefighters say it began when one of the employees discarded a cigarette – and the flames were acceleratedby petroleum products in the shop.

One of the businessowners, Safwat Shakshouk, was slightly injured. Firefighters got the blazeunder control within 30 minutes.

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