Fire damages Lakeland retail strip center

A fire broke out Wednesday night at a retail strip center in Lakeland. 
Crews from both Polk County Fire Rescue and Lakeland Fire Department responded just after 11:00 p.m. to the blaze at the corner of N Combee Rd and Broadway.
The complex consists of four to six businesses, and is estimated to be between 5,000 and 6,000 square feet.  Damages are estimated to be around $300,000. 
Polk County spokesperson Brad Ruhmann said the State Fire Marshal will be conducting an investigation to determine the origin and cause. 
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