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Alexandria Fire Department Responds to Fire at Misha's

Coffee house sustains minimal fire damage, according to a fire department spokesperson.

The Alexandria Fire Department responded to a blaze Monday afternoon at located at 102 S. Patrick Street in Old Town.

According to a fire department spokesperson, the blaze started in the shop's coffee roaster around 1:30 p.m. It then spread to the building’s chimney.

Fire crews responded swiftly and extinguished the fire in a few minutes, the spokesperson said.

Misha’s sustained minimal fire damage and possibly some smoke damage, the spokesperson said. Repair estimates were unknown.

The fire was contained to Misha’s and did not impact any of the neighboring shops.

Five Alexandria fire engines and a multitude of other vehicles responded to the scene, which shutdown one of the busiest intersections in the city. Alexandria police had Patrick Street and King Street taped off in the immediate vicinity of the incident and were directing northbound traffic onto Prince and N. Alfred streets.

Police removed the tape on Patrick Street around 2:15 p.m. and were preparing to open the road to traffic.

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