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Fire destroys building

An abandoned building burst into flames Tuesday night in Oliver, sending black plumes of smoke into the air.

There are no reports of any injuries at this time, but a witnesses says she heard an explosion around the same time the fire started.

It happened on Island Way Road around 8 p.m. and the Oliver Fire Department had the fire out within the hour.

The building is said to have been very old and went up quickly; it was completely destroyed.

We'll have more details as they become available.

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