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UPDATE: Fire destroys building on Mercer Street

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PRINCETON (WVVA) -- A building in downtown Princeton was destroyed in a blaze Wednesday morning.

The fire began on the 800 block of Mercer Street around 5:50 a.m.. Several crews responded to the scene, including Princeton, Glenwood-Green Valley and East River Valley fire departments.

The building was vacant, but occupied apartments on either side were affected. Everyone in the vicinity was evacuated and no injuries were reported.

The building was a total loss and is in the process of being demolished.

There's no word on the cause of the blaze at this time.

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