AAA  Mar. 20, 2017 5:02 PM ET
Fire engulfs popular marketplace in Haiti's capital
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Women stand in the smoldering remains after a fire at a market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday March 20, 2017. The fire raged at the biggest central market in the center of the Capital. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
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(AP) — A fire has engulfed much of a popular marketplace in Haiti's capital where hundreds of impoverished vendors sell their wares.

The flames have destroyed numerous wooden stalls and a warehouse storing inventory including fabrics and used clothes.

There are no reports of deaths or injuries.

Despondent vendors at Port-au-Prince's sprawling Croix de Boussales market are picking through the ashes Monday looking for anything to salvage.

The blaze started sweeping through the market late Sunday. The cause isn't immediately known.

Associated Press
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