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Large fire burning in medical district

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Photo from the scene of the fire, taken by WFXG reporter Brandon Gates. Photo from the scene of the fire, taken by WFXG reporter Brandon Gates.
AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

WFXG crews have confirmed a large fire is burning in Augusta's medical district.

Several Augusta Fire Department crews are on the scene at 15th Street and R.A. Dent Blvd. Officials on the scene said a storage container, holding propane cylinders, was on fire. Officials suspect the container heated up and exploded.

The owner of a nearby building also owns the container.

Additional details are limited.

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