Johnston County consignment shop catches fire
Posted August 2, 2010
Smithfield, N.C. — A consignment shop near Smithfield in Johnston County caught fire overnight.
Flames tore through the Nu-2-U Consignment Shop, at 1890 Mallard Road, just before 1 a.m. Monday, Smithfield Fire Marshal Paul Whitehurst said.
Crews had to bring in extra water to fight the fire.
The store is owned by a woman and her daughter, Whitehurst said. They were not at the store when the fire broke out.
A passerby reported the fire which mainly damaged the back of the building.
There were no injuries.
The cause of the fire remained under investigation Monday afternoon.