Valley Briefs: None injured in former Elks lodge building fire in El Centro

A third-alarm structure fire burned an abandoned commercial building in the 100 block of West State Street on Saturday in El Centro. COURTESY PHOTO ACTING BATTALION CHIEF BRAD CHAPIN

No injuries to civilians or firefighters were reported in a third-alarm structure fire that occurred Saturday afternoon at an abandoned commercial building in the 100 block of West State Street.

The two-story building was unoccupied at the time of the fire. The building had served as a former Elks lodge.

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