Fire damages 2 units at Clearwater storage facility

Photo credit: City of Clearwater

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – A fire damaged two units at a storage facility in Clearwater on Tuesday morning, prompting the temporary, partial closure of Drew Street.

Clearwater firefighters and firefighters from other agencies got the call at 9:30 a.m. at Uncle Bob’s Storage, which is located at 2180 Drew St.

Authorities closed a nearby stretch of Drew Street as firefighters battled the blaze.

A City of Clearwater spokesperson said two storage units were damaged by the fire, other units were damaged by smoke.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation, but it does not appear suspicious at this time.

No one was injured. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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