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There was a fire several blocks south of downtown Great Falls on Monday, April 18, 2022.
It happened at about 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of 8th Avenue South and 2nd Street.
Great Falls Fire Rescue and Great Falls Police Department responded to the fire.
A GFFR battalion chief said that storage boxes outside of a building ignited.
Great Falls Fire Rescue said in a news release that about 50 wooden storage containers were destroyed or damaged.
At this point, it appears the fire was contained to the boxes and did not spread to the building; there have not been any injuries reported.
GFFR and GFPD are investigating to determine the cause of the fire. We will update you if we get more information.
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