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Video: Fire Scene, Gary Building Destroyed

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An abandoned hotel in Gary is destroyed by fire overnight. Fire also damaged a second vacant building near 8th and Washington, a block west of Broadway. The former Hotel Plaza, which collapsed in the blaze, is mostly empty, but was occupied by a storefront church called God's House of Prayer. There's debris including bricks from the collapsed structure across 8th Avenue. No word on possible cause of the fire at this time. Crews responded at about 11 pm Wednesday night.
Here is video from the fire scene this morning (courtesy Karl Berner/Radio One Communications: http://youtu.be/DOMBdm7-tQo


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