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Fire stops livestock auction in Smithfield

Posted August 12, 2010
Updated August 13, 2010

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— A fire stopped a livestock auction in Smithfield on Thursday.

The fire happened at 276 Packing Plant Road on Thursday afternoon, fire fighters said.

The cause of the fire was electrical, authorities said. 

No animals or people were injured.

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  • Love it or leave it Aug 13, 2010

    A fire "stropped" a livestock auction in Smithfield on Thursday
    Just what is stropped? Great proof reading WRAL!

  • dr1nk1ngm3rcury Aug 13, 2010

    "Live stock" should be "livestock."