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Johnston County consignment shop catches fire

Posted August 2, 2010 5:59 a.m. EDT
Updated August 2, 2010 5:21 p.m. EDT

— 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.