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Blue Smoke BBQ, located at 403 3rd Avenue East in Alexandria, has been vacant since a fire gutted the building last August. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press

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By Al Edenloff / Alexandria Echo Press

The owners of Blue Smoke BBQ, their restaurant gutted by a fire last summer, plan to demolish the building soon.


They also plan to open another barbecue place “as soon as it’s financially possible,” they said.

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