Big fire blazes above Espresso Royale in Dinkytown [PHOTOS]
This afternoon, a large blaze engulfed the second-floor of the Dinkytown building that houses Espresso Royale.
According to the Minnesota Daily, the fire started about 12:45 p.m. Thankfully, nobody was inside the apartments on the second floor of the building when it went up in flames. The fire's cause isn't known at this point.
Here's some photos shared by onlookers:
I can't believe this just happened in Dinkytown!! pic.twitter.com/D4TC4H05Ga
-- Leah Black (@leahb_11) October 25, 2013
So there was a fire in dinkytown pic.twitter.com/sx9MSkLSep
-- Ben Zins (@benzins1) October 25, 2013
-- Ben Chilson (@ben_chilson) October 25, 2013
Fire breaks out above Espresso Royale in Dinkytown. Photo taken by witness Ross Sandell pic.twitter.com/vFouq9HSic
-- Nick Studenski (@acereporternick) October 25, 2013
Holy buckets! There's a fire in Dinkytown! pic.twitter.com/hu8SmGWbfe
-- Zukes (@tartstar) October 25, 2013
Dinkytown in flames pic.twitter.com/hlqMVHHrqC
-- Morgan Roberts (@morganbroberts) October 25, 2013
-- Chris Mullis (@That1kidchris) October 25, 2013
Minneapolis' Finest putting out a fire in Dinkytown pic.twitter.com/2quHiKqIVc
-- Brooks Cross (@BwooksCwoss) October 25, 2013
U of M junior Faith Garrington told the Daily she smelled smoke when leaving her apartment and called the fire department.
"The flames were coming out of the window when I was coming out," she said.
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