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MFD investigating cause of fire at abandoned commercial building in Frayser

According to Memphis Fire Department, no one was injured in the fire. They are still trying to determine a cause.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Fire Department said the cause of a fire at an abandoned commercial building in Frayser Monday morning remains under investigation.

Firefighters responded to the vacant building in the 2900 block of Watkins near Whitney Ave. around 4:54 a.m. It took MFD 20 minutes to control the fire. 

According to MFD, no one was injured in the fire. 

The fire caused more than $101,000 in damages to the building.

Fire investigators said the blaze began inside the building, but they have not determined yet how it was started.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH or the state Arson Hotline at 1-800-762-3017. 

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