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A fire at an Region eatery affected traffic on Kennedy Avenue in the Hessville area, Wednesday afternoon., blocked Kennedy between Martha Street and 169th Street. Hammond police say several pieces of fire fighting equipment was sent to a reported fire at the Kennedy Cafe in the 6800 block. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire was not immediately known. Hammond Emergency Management first alerted us to the fire around 3:30 pm and Kennedy Avenue traffic was blocked between Martha Street and 169th Street.
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