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Suspicious structure fire in Janesville


JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- A fire breaks out in Janesville and crews say it's suspicious.

The case has now been referred to the Janesville Police Department. The Janesville Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on the 100 block of West Delevan Drive about 8:00 p.m. on Friday.

Crews arrived to find a vacant two-story commercial building on fire with flames coming from the second floor. The building was formerly a tavern with apartments above and behind the bar area.

Upon entry they found the building door un-secured and ran into multiple small fires on the way to the second floor room that was burning.

Fire and smoke damage was estimated at $10,000 to the second floor of the structure.

No injuries were reported.

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