ST. LOUIS – A vacant building caught on fire in north St. Louis after some roof work Wednesday afternoon.

The fire broke out in a three-story building in the 3600 block of North 14th Street in the Hyde Park neighborhood.

Crews initially responded to a report that people might have been trapped. After checking controlling the fire and checking inside, no one was found. No injuries have been reported from the fire.

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“You could see the smoke from blocks away, heavy smoke, heavy fire from the roof,” said St. Louis Fire Captain Garon P. Mosby. “There were roofers working, they take a break, the fire breaks out.”

It’s unclear what might have caused the fire at this time.