A fire early Wednesday at a mixed-occupancy building south of downtown Omaha caused extensive damage, an Omaha Fire Department official said.
The fire at 1904 S. 13th St. was reported about 4:45 a.m., according to Battalion Chief Scott Fitzpatrick. The building has a business on the ground floor and apartments upstairs.
Residents were awakened to find smoke and flames coming from rear deck, Fitzpatrick said. The fire was declared under control at 5:07 a.m. No injuries were reported.
The building, valued at $321,800, sustained an estimated $125,000 in damage, Fitzpatrick said. Damage to the building's contents was estimated at $35,000.
The building's residents were forced to find alternative housing until repairs can be made. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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