ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (970 WFLA)St. Petersburg firefighters battled a blaze in the back of an antique store early Tuesday.

Firefighters say it happened at 1240 1/2 9th Street North.

Deputy Fire Marshal Lt. Steve Lawrence says most of the damage occurred in the cottage, which is behind the actual antique store. He says the antique store is not a loss.

Firefighters say the cottage was vacant at the time of the fire and they are still investigating the cause.

Photo Credit St. Petersburg Fire Rescue