800 evacuate St. Louis Park office tower after electrical fire - KMSP-TV

800 evacuate St. Louis Park office tower after electrical fire

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ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (KMSP) -

Firefighters have evacuated an office tower in St. Louis Park after an electrical fire began inside the basement of the 22-story building.

St. Louis Park police spokesperson Jamie Zwillig said firefighters found heavy smoke and what appeared to be an explosion in the electrical room upon arrival. Crews had to cut power to the building and evacuate about 800 people. No injuries were reported and the building is closed for the day.

The building is classified as multi-use and holds multiple tenants.

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