By CBS13 Staff

CERES (CBS13) — An investigation is underway after a fire damaged a chickpea plant in Ceres on Sunday night.

The scene inside the chickpea plant after the fire. (Credit: Modesto Fire Department)

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Modesto Fire says crews responded to the 4100 block of Brew Master Drive just before 8:30 p.m. and found smoke coming from the back of a warehouse.

Firefighters soon discovered the flames were coming from inside the building.

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Several pallets and big bags of chickpeas were on fire, crews say.

The flames were put out and the fire was contained to the point of origin.

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Exactly what caused the fire is still under investigation.