ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Fire Department evacuated the US Bank building in downtown Friday after receiving reports of an underground fire at the site.

The US Bank building is located at the intersection of N. 7th and Locust streets.

Ameren Missouri was called to the scene to aid firefighters.

N. 7th Street was closed between Washington Avenue and Locust.

St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson talks to Tracy Clemons about the fire at the US Bank Tower. KSDK

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