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Fire breaks out at Hialeah shopping center

A fire broke out early Wednesday at a Burlington Coat Factory on West 49th Street in Hialeah.
A fire broke out early Wednesday at a Burlington Coat Factory on West 49th Street in Hialeah. rkoltun@elnuevoherald.com

A roof fire in Wednesday’s pre-dawn hours closed part of a shopping center on West 49th Street in Hialeah.

While all appeared normal from Hialeah’s main east-west thoroughfare, behind the Burlington Coat Factory and The Dollar Tree at 590 W. 49th St., Hthe ialeah Fire Department dealt with a roof fire that Capt. Cesar Espinoza said started around 5:50 a.m. Espinoza said there were no injuries and the cause remains under investigation.

Employees at The Dollar Tree stood in the parking lot at the normal 8 a.m. opening time while the doors told potential early customers “Closed No Power.”

The Office Depot in the same strip, however, was open.

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