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Former fire department building catches fire overnight

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CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) -

Firefighters in Concord are investigating a Thursday morning fire at the building that used to house the Poplar Tent Volunteer Fire Department and Charlie's Auto Service.

At 3:33 a.m. Thursday, the City of Concord Department of Fire and Life Safety responded to the fire at a vacant building near the intersection of Poplar Tent Road and Eva Drive.

Fire units arrived at the scene within four minutes and discovered a heavy fire.

It took 23 firefighters 26 minutes to knock down the flames.

Concord Police and Cabarrus County EMS also assisted at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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