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Crews battle massive fire in Metro East

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EAST ST. LOUIS – Firefighters battled of a massive fire near North 25th Street and Louisiana Boulevard in East St. Louis Monday morning.

The fire was reported shortly before 7 a.m. and is next to a gas station, but the fire does not appear to have spread to the building. A transformer near the blaze started to spark as power lines caught fire. The gas station nearby has smoke damage on its walls.

Scene Photos: Massive fire in East St. Louis

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VIDEO: Massive fire in East St. Louis