Vacant building damaged by fire in Cañon City

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A vacant building was heavily damaged by fire in Cañon City early Monday morning. Photo courtesy Cañon City volunteer firefighter Chris Vodopich

A vacant building was heavily damaged by fire in Cañon City early Monday morning. 

The fire started around 12:20 a.m. in a vacant “motel-type” building on Royal Gorge Boulevard near Veterans Park, according to the fire department. Firefighters brought the fire under control by 1:25 a.m. They are still on the scene performing salvage and overhaul operations. 

Firefighters said no one was injured in the fire. The cause and origin of the fire have not yet been determined.

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