Firefighters respond to building fire in downtown Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– Springfield firefighters are responding to a building fire in the 400 block of N Boonville, according to Chief David Pennington.

Chief Pennington says Boonville from Olive to Tampa will be closed for the rest of the week in order for crews to demolish what is left of the building. Please use a different route.

Chief Pennington says the building belonged to the Vecino group and was already scheduled for demolition to add to the “idea commons” area.

There were no injuries reported.

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