Fire breaks out at rental business in Jefferson City

Jefferson City, Missouri (KMIZ)

Firefighters remained on the scene Monday morning after a fire broke out at a business in Jefferson City.

Firefighters were called to US Rents It at 1513 Industrial Drive just after 10 a.m. According to a news release from the Jefferson City Fire Department, after employees reported seeing fire on the lower floors. Firefighters made sure everyone exited the building safely, the department said.

The fire and smoke spread from the first floor to the second floor of the building, the department said. The fire was brought under control in about 20 minutes.

As of noon Monday, the fire was still under investigation.

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