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Fire burns Trust Building in downtown Florence

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FLORENCE, S.C. - The fire is out at a building that burned Thursday evening in downtown Florence.

Photos showed flames coming from the top of the Trust Building at one point. The incident happened after 7 pm, according to reports.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, but Florence Fire Chief Randy Osterman said wind may have fueled a spark made by a construction crew working in the building.

"What was burning was debris from demolition on the roof," said Osterman. "We set up two ladder trucks to apply water from a distance and to not put our people in jeopardy."

The building is set to be demolished next month. 

Count on updates from News13.

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