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60 firefighters tamed a huge fire near downtown Louisville

Crews will remain on scene throughout the evening into tomorrow morning. Officials have asked the public to avoid the area.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A structure was ablaze in Louisville's Park Hill neighborhood on Nov. 25.

An abandoned building at South 13th Street and West Hill Street was up in flames, according to Metro Safe officials.

Louisville Fire was reportedly on scene around 5 p.m.; a total of 60 firefighters worked to tame the fire.

The fire was officially under control as of 10 p.m.

The Arson Bureau was on scene. Officials say this is standard procedure for a fire of this nature.

Crews remained on scene throughout the evening into the next morning.

Louisville Fire officials asked the public to avoid the area while the fire was being investigated.

There are currently no reported injuries.

Officials reportedly have not yet determined a cause for the fire.

LMFD Major Bobby Cooper gave the follow statement on Nov. 28:

It was a vacant warehouse. Arson Bureau reports that it’s still under investigation. Cause not determined yet. The investigators are back out on site today gathering surveillance footage from surrounding buildings and interviewing witnesses. I’ll let you know when they determine a cause and point of origin.

This is a developing story, we will update you with more information as we learn more.

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