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Fire damages Harnett body shop

Posted March 26, 2010 6:26 a.m. EDT
Updated March 27, 2010 9:51 a.m. EDT

— A fire caused extensive damage to an auto-body shop near the Harnett-Wake county line early Friday, according to Harnett County Fire Marshall Jimmy Riddle.

Crews responded to a call about a fire at Connor's Body Shop, on Betts Road, off N.C. Highway 42, around 5:15 a.m. Crews from three fire departments responded.

At least five vehicles and other shop equipment was damaged, Riddle said. No one was injured.

The cause of the fire hasn't been determined. Along with Riddle's office, the Harnett County Sheriff's Office and Northwest Harnett Volunteer Fire Department are investigating.