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Firefighters battle grass fire near downtown

Bradenton firefighters late Monday morning put out a small grassfire in the corner of a vacant lot that used to be the home of the Bradenton Herald.
Bradenton firefighters late Monday morning put out a small grassfire in the corner of a vacant lot that used to be the home of the Bradenton Herald. Bradenton Herald

Bradenton firefighters put out a grass fire on a vacant lot that used to belong the Bradenton Herald.

The fire, which was put out shortly before noon, was a back corner of the former newspaper’s home at 102 Manatee Ave. W.

Police officers assisted the fire department, according to Assistant Police Chief Josh Cramer.

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