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Bookstore Burns In Murphys Friday

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A fire last night in the Murphys area caused massive damage to a bookstore there.

It happened at Sasha´s Reading Room about 10:30pm last night.

Dispatchers with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection say damage is estimated at 175 thousand dollars.

The cause of the fire may have been a candle burning, although investigators plan to be at the scene again today to investigate in the daylight.

There are no reports of any injuries related to the fire.