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Electrical fire reported in Penobscot Building in downtown Detroit forcing evacuation

Penobscot Building fire
Posted at 3:18 PM, Jan 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-17 16:26:15-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — An apparent electrical fire is out at the Penobscot Building in downtown Detroit.

According to Detroit Deputy Fire Chief Dave Fornell, it's not clear where the fire started or if there were any flames.

There was smoke, according to the department, and the building was evacuated. More than a dozen fire trucks were on the scene on Friday afternoon.

No one was injured.

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