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Industrial gas tank fire prompts evacuation

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DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

A fire inside a gasoline tank in an industrial park near I-55 south near Downtown Memphis has prompted an evacuation, a Memphis Fire official said.

Firefighters were dispatched to Rivergate and Riverport just before 2:45 p.m.

There is no sign of a fire outside the gasoline tank but as a precaution one of the office buildings near the fire was evacuated.

Firefighters were able to get the internal gasoline tank fire under control shortly after 3 p.m.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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