Update: Cars damaged in mechanic shop fire

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Saturday, August 9, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Traffic backed up on Peach Orchard Road after it was shut down as crews battled a fire at a shop nearby.

Fire officials say flames were through the roof when they arrived at Estil's Foreign Car Repair.

Crews say the fire was contained to the office area of the business. Dispatch says four engines and two trucks were sent out after getting the call at 4:32 p.m.

The building has been empty since 5 p.m. Friday. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Three vehicles inside the building were damaged.