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Fire damages downtown Marion building

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MARION (KWWL) -

Marion fire crews are looking into what caused a fire in a downtown building Saturday afternoon. 

Fire officials say people in a 2nd floor apartment at 1018½ 7th Ave. reported smoke in the building at about 4:45 p.m. Saturday.

Firefighters found smoke in a second floor common area and a back storeroom of the first floor Maid Rite restaurant.

They say a door jamb of a second floor exit was burning.

The fire was put out in about 10 minutes.

They say the building was re-opened around 7 p.m.

 

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