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Jan 17, 2014 11:51 AM

Smoke from car fire closes downtown's main library

TUCSON - Staff at the main library downtown were evacuated Friday morning because of a fire in the parking garage.

No one was injured but the library will remain closed until the smoke has been cleared from the building.

A black truck in the underground parking garage caught fire just before the library opened, librarian Tom Farmer said.

Tucson Fire responded to the scene and had the fire contained by 9:05. Fan were brought inside to clear the smoke that filled the inside of the building.

Those evacuated went to nearby plazas.

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