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Authorities were back at the scene of a possible arson fire this morning. The fire happened late last night at Off Broadway Antiques. (Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson)

Suspicious fire damages Alexandria antique business

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A fire - described as a possible arson - caused extensive damage at Off Broadway Antiques at 201 6th Avenue East in Alexandria last night.


It also triggered evacuations and left the tenants in two upstairs apartments without a home.

At 11:06 p.m. Thursday, Alexandria police and fire departments responded to a call about a fire in a bathroom located in an apartment above Off Broadway Antiques (across the street from Koep's Korner).

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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