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Restaurant fire under investigation

June 2, 2009 3:05:51 PM PDT
Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a fire in a restaurant in the city's "Back of the Yard's" community.A section of an adjacent brick building later collapsed after the fire.

The fire broke out just after midnight near 47th Street and Ashland.

It then spread from the restaurant to two neighboring buildings. The buildings housed a clothing store and shoe store.

150 firefighters battled the blaze. One firefighter was injured by falling debris, but he is expected to be okay.


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