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Fire burns St. Cloud bookstore warehouse

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Apr 1, 2012 at 8:54 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Fire crews spent several hours Saturday night battling a blaze that burned through a south St. Cloud warehouse housing St. Cloud State University bookstore supplies, according to a St. Cloud Fire spokesman.

The fire was reported at the facility at 2645 Clearwater Road just after 8 p.m. Saturday.

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Crews spent about two hours putting down the flames in a portion of the warehouse used by Campus Book and Supply, St. Cloud Fire Battalion Chief Jerry Raymond said.

No one was believed to be inside the warehouse at the time of the fire.  Firefighters spent several hours clearing the scene and investigators were looking into the cause of the blaze.

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