Unoccupied building near downtown Macon catches on fire

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UPDATE: (5:43P.M.)– According to Battalion Chief Todd Alligood, firefighters were called to the scene around 10:30 a.m.

No one was inside the building once they arrived.

“It’s Fairley common that we come here, I’ve been here three or four times in the last couple months, usually a small spot fires, this time it got away, ” said Chief Alligood.

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Investigators are still working to find the cause of the fire.

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — An unoccupied building near Downtown Macon caught fire on Tuesday morning, fire crews are still working to put the flames out.

41NBC was at the scene around 11 a.m., and found that the building pouring out smoke into the air was located along Coliseum Drive. Traffic in the area has been backed up to the Martin Luther King bridge, so the public is being asked to avoid the area for the moment.

Stay with 41NBC for more updates as they come.

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