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Building destroyed after 2-alarm fire in Tacoma

Crews were in defensive mode as they prevented fire spreading to nearby buildings.

TACOMA, Wash. — Tacoma fire crews battled a two-alarm commercial structure fire along Tacoma Avenue South Sunday night.

The Tacoma Fire Department first reported the fire, located in the 1600 block of Tacoma Avenue, just before 8:15 p.m.

Crews reported a partial collapse with possible fire spreading to adjacent structures.

The building was reportedly vacant, and no injuries have been reported.

Crews remained on scene Monday to monitor for any potential flareups. 

An excavator was brought in to remove unstable portions of the structure.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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