downtown fire aug 20

Crews respond to a fire downtown on Aug. 20. (FOX5) 

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A fire blazed through a large vacant building in downtown Las Vegas on Tuesday night.

The two-alarm fire was reported about 8:20 p.m. on Aug. 20 at 1065 S. Main Street, according to Las Vegas Fire and Rescue. The address is of the building to the west of the Arts Factory at Charleston Boulevard and was vacant. 

Several fire crews were on scene and traffic in the area was being impacted. 

The fire was out by 10 p.m., according to LVFR spokesman Tim Szymanski. He said crews would remain on scene through the night just in case.

At the scene, he said witnesses reported squatters in the building, but the investigation of the fire was still ongoing. 

This is a developing story, check back for details. 

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