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Crews respond to vacant building fire

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

No one is hurt after a vacant building caught fire this afternoon.

Cedar Rapids Police say crews were called to the old Sinclair Meat Packing Plant at 1600 3rd Street SE for a fire around 11:30 a.m. Police say the vacant building was fully involved. Cedar Rapids firefighters were able to get the fire under control by 12:15 p.m.

No one was evacuated and no one was inured.

Crews say the fire is likely to smolder for several hours this afternoon as firefighters work to gain access to parts of the damaged building.

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