Fire in St. Paul’s Summit-University neighborhood under investigation

November 19, 2018

Two businesses on the corner of Selby and St. Albans Avenues in St. Paul were damaged in a fire thats under investigation.

The fire broke out Saturday about 9:30 p.m. Saturday and crews arrived to find heavy smoke inside. Conditions soon got worse.

We were there all night trying to get the fire out, Assistant Chief Mike Gaede said Sunday.

The damaged building, located in a mostly residential part of the Summit-University neighborhood, is home to a barber shop and grocery store. Two apartments are above.

Damage is extensive, Gaede said, but no one was injured.

Erin Adler 612-673-1781

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