Miami Beach

Crews Respond to Fire on Roof of Miami Beach Convention Center

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The Miami Beach Convention Center was evacuated Wednesday as crews worked to put out a fire on the roof of the building.

Footage from Chopper 6 showed the flames were isolated to one A/C unit on the roof.

Crews were able to contain the fire and get it under control, the city said.

Staff members and attendees of two conferences were safely evacuated from the center.

The cause is under investigation.

Further details were not available. Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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