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Cranbrook fire damages four businesses

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Firefighters try to put out the last of the flames that burned four Cranbrook businesses to the ground Tuesday morning (Submitted by the City of Cranbrook). [Top right] Google Streetviews shows Baker Street and Cranbrook Photo before the fire. No significant damage was done to the Cranbrook Photo building, but the four structures to the right are now gone.

A major fire struck in downtown Cranbrook early Tuesday, in the north end of the downtown core on the city's historic Baker street.

The fire was first detected by a passing police officer who noticed smoke and flames coming from the businesses, at around 1:30 a.m. MT.

No one was injured in the fire, but four businesses in the city's downtown core where almost completely destroyed, including some antique and used furniture stores, according to city spokesman Chris Zettel.

Zettel was at the scene early Tuesday morning, and told Daybreak host Chris Walker what he saw.
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