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PHOTOS: McConnell Hotel in uptown Kellogg burns down

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KELLOGG, Idaho -

Multiple buildings caught fire Tuesday afternoon in uptown Kellogg, including the historic McConnell Hotel, which is a complete loss. 

Video sent to us from viewers shows the McConnell Hotel completely engulfed in flames. When crews finally got the flames under control, the building was just a shell. 

We're told at least five other nearby buildings caught fire while the McConnell was engulfed. One of those business, Patrick's Inn and Steakhouse, also suffered major damage, according to the Shoshone County Fire District #2. 

Firefighters on scene tell KHQ the McConnell Hotel was vacant at the time of the fire and no civilians have reported any injuries. The Fire Chief tells us two firefighters were treated for heat exposure on scene while crews were battling the intense blaze in the 90+ degree temperatures. 

Check out drone video from Simon Miller and Brett Rich below or HERE.

As of 6:45 p.m., Avista is reporting a little more than customers without power because of the fire. 

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The cause is unknown at this time. 

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for updates here on KHQ.com and on KHQ's Facebook page. 

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