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Six businesses destroyed in fire at Burke County Flea Market

Published: Jul. 21, 2018 at 9:21 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 21, 2018 at 11:42 PM EDT
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VALDESE, NC (WBTV) - Six businesses were destroyed after a fire broke out at the I-40 Flea Market in Burke County Saturday afternoon.

According to officials, the incident happened in the 5500 block of Paradise Avenue in Valdese.

Multiple buildings were damaged in the fire.

At least six businesses were destroyed and many more had smoke and water damage.

Multiple fire departments responded to the scene to help put the fire out.

No one was hurt and officials credit quick action by firefighters to stop the flames before the entire market was destroyed.

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