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Firefighters battle heat while fighting UT blaze

Capt. Denver Smith, left, gets treated for dehydration Friday by paramedic Emilio Salabarria, center, and firefighter John Kladakis while fighting a fire at the University of Tampa. 3The fire, which began shortly before 2 p.m., caused damage to the roof and upper floors of historic MacKay Auditorium. The auditorium, built in 1926 and later renamed for a former mayor of Tampa, was once the cultural spot of the city as the original home of the Florida Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra and the site of many performances by big name entertainers. More fire coverage, Sections A and B.

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