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Convention center catches fire in Lexington, no injuries reported

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Posted at 3:25 PM, Oct 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-08 15:25:16-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Lexington Fire Department extinguished a fire Thursday that broke out on a portion of the Central Bank Center.

Crews responded to the scene in downtown Lexington at roughly 1:45 p.m. to a report of a possible structure fire with flames visible on the roof.

LFD Batallion Chief Jordan Saas said crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire after arriving on-scene.

No injures have been reported thus far.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

This is a developing story and will be updated.