Large Moore County structure fire

ROBBINS, NC The Milliken Textile plant caught fire around 9:50am. So far, no injuries have been reported, and no cause yet. Only one wing of the structure is burning.

The building has been unoccupied for about a decade. The building has a sprinkler system, but the system was disabled.

No homes are affected but they are evacuating some homes about 3 blocks around the plant.

They're asking citizens to conserve water.

This is the plant where John Edwards father worked.

All stations in Moore County are being covered by departments from the three counties that were called in.

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