Firefighters Called To Downtown Building Fire


fire Firefighters Called To Downtown Building Fire

The location of the Mercantile Lofts in downtown Dallas, where firefighters responded to an overnight fire Sunday.

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Firefighters responded to an overnight fire at a residential building  in downtown Dallas Sunday.

According to Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans, firefighters were called to the Mercantile Lofts located at 1800 Main Street around 1:40 a.m.

Where firefighters arrived at the scene the building had been evacuated.  Smoke could reportedly be seen coming from the 19th floor of the building.

Firefighters found a small fire in a one-bedroom apartment.

Investigators determined the smoke came from a plastic decoration that was left on the electric kitchen stove while one of its burners was on.

There have been no reports of any injuries.

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