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Damage Estimate Rises in Murphys Bookstore Fire

Damage estimates are now above $200,000 in the bookstore fire in Murphys from over the weekend.

It happened at Sasha´s Reading Room late Friday night, around 10:30pm. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection had said a candle may have been what sparked the fire, but investigators were on the scene again Saturday to look around some more.

No one was injured in the fire.

Damage is now estimated at $225,000.