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Fire Rips Through Southwest Side Industrial Building

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A fire broke out Thursday afternoon at an industrial building on the city's Southwest Side.A fire broke out Thursday afternoon at an industrial building on the city's Southwest Side.

The Fire Department called a still-and-box alarm response for the fire at the Roy Houff Company wholesale florist building, at 62nd Street and Oak Park Avenue in the Clearing community.

Southwest Side Factory Fire

A fire broke out this afternoon at a factory at 62nd Street and Oak Park Avenue in the Clearing community, and the Fire Department says the roof has partially collapsed. Chopper 2 is live over the scene. More: https://cbsloc.al/32T9xOk

Posted by CBS Chicago on Thursday, September 19, 2019

Chopper 2 showed fire crews spraying water over two spots where the roof had collapsed.

A sign alongside the vast industrial building indicated that it was for sale.

There was no immediate word on whether anyone was hurt.

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