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Fire crews work to put out a fire that caused "substantial" damage to Radio Shack in Lake City Wednesday night. A fire marshal inspected the building, Thursday, but the cause of the fire is still being investigated.

Fire causes 'substantial' damage to Lake City store


A fire broke out at Radio Shack in Lake City Wednesday night, causing "substantial damage," Lake City Fire Chief Todd Hubbard said.

Fire crews were dispatched at about 7:20 p.m. to the block near Highway 61 and Center Street. The electronics store had already closed for the night, Hubbard said, and no one was inside when the blaze broke out.

Crews had the fire contained by 9 p.m., Lake City Fire Department officials said.

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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.