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PHOTOS: Old Studio K building catches fire

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An abandoned building that used to be the location of the Studio K bar near 29th Ave. and Mount Vernon caught fire early Wednesday morning.

The fire was called out around 2:45am. Flames and smoke could been seen from several blocks away and fire crews actually had to let the building burn for sometime. The building is currently in a demolition/construction phase and not safe to fight from the inside so fire crews waited until big enough holes were created to get to the source of the flames.

Roads in the area were closed Wednesday morning, but have since reopened. 

The cause is still under investigation. 

The building was marked for demolition prior to the fire, and crews began tearing it down after the fire was extinguished. 

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