PHOTO: Minor-league ballpark catches fire

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UPDATE: Good news: Per WOOD-TV, all 30 employees at the ballpark were evacuated safely, and the team hopes to have the ballpark repaired and refurbished in time for the start of the season.


On Friday morning, this befell the home park of the West Michigan White Caps, Midwest League affiliate of the Detroit Tigers ... 

That doesn't look good. WWMT-CBS reports that fire crews have responded and that the blaze started in one of the suites at Fifth Third Ballpark.

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