(Willoughby)- The cause of a fire is under investigation.

The blaze started at De Milta, a former scrap metal business, on Ben Hur Avenue last night around 10. The building was vacant at the time of the fire.

Vine Street was shut down for hours because of the massive flames.

Willoughby firefighters were assisted by Eastlake, Euclid, Mentor on the Lake and Willowick crews. Damage is estimated at $375,000.

There are power outages in the area.

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