Fire damages car wash along Colonial Drive in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Fire ripped through a business along West Colonial Drive in Orlando early Thursday.


Around 1:30 a.m., firefighters rushed to Squeeky’s Car Wash near John Young Parkway.

Crews worked to put out flames and remained at the scene for several hours.

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Daylight revealed extensive damage to the building that houses the self-service section of the business.

Channel 9 reached out to the Orlando Fire Department for information about how the fire started.

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OFD said while its arson unit responded, the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Channel 9′s Q McCray spoke to the manager of the business who said that the drive-thru car wash near the rear of the property was not damaged by the fire.

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He said he was uncertain when the automatic wash would reopen to customers since power restoration was still necessary.

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