AC-T: South Slope fire in Asheville seems suspicious

Asheville Fire Department was on the scene of a fire on Banks Avenue the night of Tuesday, Sept. 9. Photo from the AFD's Twitter.

Asheville Citizen-Times

By Sabian Warren:

ASHEVILLE – City firefighters say a blaze that heavily damaged an abandoned commercial building near the downtown Tuesday night appears suspicious.

The fire on Banks Avenue gutted a two-story brick building, which had no electricity, Asheville firefighter Kelley Klope said.

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For an as-it-happened take on the fire, check out Asheville residents’ and reporters’ tweets:

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