A fire early Tuesday damaged the oldest commercial building in downtown Olympia, according to Olympia Fire Department.

The fire at the White Building at 209 Fourth Ave. E was first reported at 2:12 a.m. Tuesday. The fire started in a first-floor maintenance and storage room in the back of the building and smoke spread to the second floor, according OFD.

The fire was put out about 2:50 a.m. No injuries were reported.

Damage was estimated to be $200,000. The cause is under investigation.

The building had smoke detectors and a fire alarm system, but no fire sprinklers.

The White Building is the oldest existing commercial building in downtown Olympia and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Lacey Fire District 3, Tumwater Fire, McLane/Black Lake Fire and South Bay Fire departments also responded.

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