Investigators believe a fire that damaged an East Temple business early Wednesday morning may have been set intentionally.

Temple Fire & Rescue, Temple police, and Scott & White EMS responded to Big John's Paint and Body, 119 S. MLK, at 5:42 AM. Upon arrival, the spotted flames inside the building and quickly extinguished them.

According to Thomas Pechal with Temple Fire and Rescue, the Fire Marshal's office is investigating the fire as an intentional burn.

No further details were available late Wednesday morning, and the extent of the damage was unclear.



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