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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City Fire Department crews are working to prevent a hookah lounge fire from spreading, and a nearby daycare center was evacuated.

Around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oklahoma City firefighters were called to a fire near N.W. 23rd and Utah Ave.

When fire crews arrived at the scene, they spotted visible smoke and flames coming from the building.

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Firefighters battle a blaze at a hookah lounge in Oklahoma City. Image from OKC Fire

Firefighters worked quickly to prevent the flames from spreading to other nearby structures, but it appears that the fire did a considerable amount of damage to one building.

Officials with the Fire Department said the fire ignited in a hookah lounge.

Children were evacuated from an adjacent daycare thanks to teachers’ quick assistance, according to fire officials.

Firefighters were still battling the blaze as of 2:30 p.m.