Novato Fire Damages Multiple Businesses

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8-10 businesses in Novato were damaged last night due to a fire that started just after midnight.

The incident occured at Bel Marin Keys Boulevard near Hamilton Drive where fire crews spent about an hour getting the flames under control. Two people were inside at the time but managed to escape safely. Novato Fire Protection District Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Veliquette tells ABC 7 that the damage to the building is varied from complete loss to some with smoke and water damage.