The Metro temporarily closed after fire

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A historic building in downtown Eau Claire is closed after a fire on Monday night.

The fire happened around 10 p.m. Monday night at The Metro, which is located at 201 East Lake Street.

The fire was mostly contained to the kitchen area. Damage at the nearly 100-year-old structure is estimated at $150,000.

The event center was slated to host a weekend full of event . But now, Haas said they are scrambling to relocate them.

No one was injured and the cause is still under investigation

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