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Huge blaze in St. Paul can be seen for miles around, firefighters still on scene

The fire in a commercial area started just after midnight.
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Firefighters have been on the scene of a major fire in St. Paul since the early hours of Saturday morning.

The fire at a commercial building in the 1600 block of Red Rock Road was sparked shortly after midnight.

Crews have been battling the blaze since 12:30 a.m., with flames shooting up as high as 70 feet.

The flames and the associated smoke plume "could be seen for miles," the St. Paul Fire Department said.

No injuries have been reported, with the cause of the fire under investigation. At this stage it's not clear what was in the building that caught fire.

This story will be updated as the incident develops.

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