Fire tore through Snookie’s Speed Parts in Milton, causing severe damage

A heater was the cause of a fire that tore through Snookie’s Speed Parts in Milton.

According to the State Fire Marshal’s Office, the blaze broke out around 2 p.m., Tuesday at Snookie’s Speed Parts on Coastal Highway.

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State fire investigators responded to the scene and discovered that the fire originated inside the building near a heater.

Items placed too close to the heater ignited, sparking the blaze. There were no reported injuries.

Heavy fire damage was estimated at $150,000.