DENVER (CBS4) – A fire broke out early Friday evening in Denver at a building that used to house a hotel.

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The fire broke out after 5 p.m. and quickly spread across the building, which is located near the intersection of Interstate 25 and Evans Avenue.

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The building used to house the Rockies Inn.

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Denver fire officials tweeted that the fire was a two-alarm fire at 5:20 p.m. They urged motorists to find alternative routes and not pass near the area.