Fire crews, sprinklers stop strip mall fire

Posted at 5:53 AM, Feb 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-27 07:53:16-05

Functioning sprinkler systems and work from the Scottsdale and Tempe fire departments helped keep a strip mall fire to a minimum overnight.

Crews responded to a reported fire near Scottsdale Road and McDowell where they found smoke on the inside of the building.

Firefighters found a small fire inside, but fortunately, the sprinklers were keeping it from spreading further.

No one was inside the building at the time and no injuries were reported.

At this time, there is no word on what caused the fire.