At approximately 12:30 AM last night, a major fire broke out in downtown Texarkana Texas. With the total loss of the building at the corner of Spruce and Broad Streets.

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Several units from both Texarkana Texas and Texarkana Arkansas Fire Departments were called to the scene of the burning two story "Hardin Borthers Building" on the Texas side located at the corner of Spruce St. and Broad Street in the downtown area.

Lauren Killett

No word as to what may have caused the fire, and an investigation is underway. This is the second major fire in downtown Texarkana Texas in the last 3 days.

A major fire destroyed a building on the corner of 5th Street and Texas Blvd. on Thursday.

We will follow up with more details as they become available.

As seen in this submitted photo the flames from the downtown blaze could be seen from as far as nine blocks away.