Blaze engulfs warehouse

August 12, 2009 5:39:26 AM PDT
Flames scorched a warehouse in Vance County Tuesday.The fire happened in Henderson near the intersection of S. Williams Street and Chavasse Avenue.

Initial calls reported the blaze was a brush fire. However when crews arrived they found an abandoned warehouse consumed by flames.

It was unclear how large the fire was. Authorities have not said if the blaze spread to the warehouse or if the warehouse fire spread to the surrounding woods.

Three fire fighters were reportedly overcome by the near triple-digit temperatures. They were treated by paramedics at the scene.

Further details about the incident have not been released.


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