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Minneapolis fire destroys deli and closes busy street

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A fire broke out in a Minneapolis deli and grocery store early Thursday that destroyed the building, news sources report.

Kare 11 reports that the fire broke out around 3 a.m. in the basement of Chicago Avenue Food and Deli. The fire lasted for a few hours and left the building destroyed.

According to Kare 11, fire alarms at the nearby Children's Hospital went off because the wind blew the smoke over. However, the hospital was not damaged at all.

The Star Tribune reports that the street where the deli is located, Chicago Avenue, will stay closed until fire officials are sure that the situation is completely under control.

According to the Star Tribune, there were no injuries related to the fire. The fire's cause is unknown at this point.

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