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Investigators say they plan to know Friday just what caused a major fire in downtown Richmond on Thursday.

Police say the Paddy Wagon Irish Pub and an upstairs apartment were destroyed in that fire.

People inside the apartment say they fled after being awakened by a smoke alarm. There were no injuries reported.

Damage was also reported at a a neighboring saloon called "Whiskey."

The fire and intense smoke closed down Main Street in Richmond all day Thursday and overnight. Firefighters were concerned the building may collapse.

As of Friday Main Street has been re-opened after being shut down for nearly 24 hours. Officials say traffic leading into downtown Richmond is now operating as usual.


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