Downtown Dallas High Rise Catches Fire, Shuts Down DART | KERA News

Downtown Dallas High Rise Catches Fire, Shuts Down DART

May 8, 2013
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A nine-story building near Griffin and Elm Streets in downtown Dallas caught fire shortly before noon which resulted in suspended DART service. The fire sparked on the fifth floor of a vacant high-rise being converted into a hotel. Reports are that no one was injured.

Source: Dallasnews

The vacant building was undergoing renovations when the fire broke out. Construction workers inside the building were evacuated, and no injuries have been reported. Firefighters quickly brought the blaze under control, battling it from inside the building. It's still unclear what caused the fire on the fifth floor of the nine-story structure.

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