A fire damaged a 5,000-square-foot commercial building Friday morning in east Bakersfield.

Around 8 a.m., Kern County firefighters received calls regarding a building on fire in the 1900 block of Niles Street, according to a fire department release. Crews extinguished the blaze in 15 minutes. 

The cause is under investigation. 

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