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(**Alert)Another major fire in Falconer destroys commercial-apartment building near scene of last year's major blaze...

A major fire that broke out late this morning in the village of Falconer has destroyed another residential-commercial building in the downtown area.  It's the second fire within the past 10 months on that part of Main Street.  Crews were called to the Falconer Vac-Shop building at 15 West Main Street on a report of smoke and fire in the upper floors of the building.  Falconer Fire Department Spokesman, and Mayor Jim Rensel says the 11 people living in the upstairs apartments were evacuated safely... and no one was hurt.  One firefighter suffered a minor injury.  Dozens of firefighters are at the scene... and, officials are urging motorist to avoid that area today.  West Main Street has been closed between Phetteplace... and Dow Streets.  

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