Person found dead at scene of San Jose sandwich shop fire

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — San Jose firefighters said one person was found dead at the scene of a commercial building fire on Wednesday morning.

Crews responded to 2597 Senter Rd, which is a strip mall with businesses like an Asian sandwich shop, bakery, and a liquor store.

The person was found outside of the business in a separate space that was connected, firefighters said.

The San Jose Fire Department tweeted just before 6 a.m. that there was heavy smoke and flames coming from the outside of the building. The fire was under control without any injuries to the firefighters.

Just one business was impacted, SJFD said.

They are still investigating what caused the fire and the identity of the person who died.

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