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Emergency crews respond to fire in downtown Billings

Posted at 10:39 AM, Apr 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-19 20:47:59-04

BILLINGS — Emergency crews responded to a fire in downtown Billings on Monday morning. The fire along the 500 block of North 26th Street was reported at about 9:30 a.m. The fire was burning in what appeared to be a vacant building.

At this point, there are no reports of injuries, nor the suspected cause of the fire. We will update you if we get more information.

(UPDATE) The Billings Fire Department said the fire was "likely human caused" and the building had been broken into several times and occupied by transients.

There are no reports of any injuries.

The fire caused estimated damages of $40,000. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.