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Evanston fire crews are on the scene of a fire on the roof of a four-story apartment building at 1740 Hinman Ave.

Roofers working on the building reported the fire.

The fire alarm has been been raised to a Code 4 and some units from neighboring communities are being called in to assist.

The fire was first reported about 3:50 p.m.


Update 4:15 p.m.: The fire was declared under control at 4:11 p.m.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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