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Paint booth in NE Side warehouse catches fire, employees evacuated

A fire was reported on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 at the Berridge Manufacturing Company near Rittiman and Fratt roads.
A fire was reported on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 at the Berridge Manufacturing Company near Rittiman and Fratt roads. (KSAT)

Employees had to be evacuated from a Northeast Side warehouse after a fire broke out.

San Antonio firefighters responded before 8 a.m. Wednesday to the Berridge Manufacturing Company in the 6500 block of Fratt Road, near Rittiman Road.

A motor inside a paint booth overheated and erupted in flames, according to firefighters at the scene.

Employees were evacuated but no one was injured.

The fire was quickly extinguished.

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