Fire destroys popular Memphis deli

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Fire has destroyed a popular Memphis deli, causing apartments above it to collapse.

According to WMC-TV firefighters searched for anyone who might have been trapped in the apartments, but had to pull back when fire began coming through the floor.

The blaze occurred overnight Tuesday at Lester's Grocery and Deli, near the campus of LeMoyne-Owen College.

No injuries were reported.