Two firefighters treated for heat exhaustion after fire breaks out at Shingle Creek Shopping Center

Crews battle early morning Brooklyn Center fire

The crews are at Shingle Creek shopping center.

A fire broke out in a former Target building at the Shingle Creek Shopping Center in Brooklyn Center early Monday morning.

Fire crews say they responded to the shopping center around 4:15 a.m. and cleared the scene by 11:30 a.m.

Two firefighters were treated at the scene for heat exhaustion, according to a news release from the Brooklyn Center Fire Department.

The former Target building closed in 2018 and was reportedly vacant during the fire.

Firefighters say they are still investigating the cause of the fire.

The building is currently owned by the Brooklyn Center Economic Development Authority.