Dallas firefighters battling large fire in Old East Dallas

Multiple Dallas Fire-Rescue units are working a large structure fire near the 4400 block of Eastside Ave near Carroll Ave. This is east of downtown Dallas in the Old East Dallas area.

Battalion 1, Battalion 3, Battalion 6, Engine 8, Truck 3, Engine 19, Engine 3, Truck 24, and Engine 19 are all on scene. Others may be on scene as well.

Firefighters report heavy fire and smoke showing from a two-story commercial building. They have moved into defensive mode battling the fire from aerial master streams and deck guns.

Smoke will be visible from this fire. Avoid the area.

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