Large Moore County structure fire

August 17, 2008 11:31:13 AM PDT
At least 17 departments from Moore County, and several departments from Randolph, Montgomery and Chatham Counties are on the scene of a large structure fire in Robbins Sunday.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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