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Man sought for questioning in Wilson Target fire

Posted October 15, 2011 9:47 p.m. EDT

— Wilson police are searching for a man wanted for questioning about a fire at a Target store on Saturday. 

The fire broke out just after 2 p.m. at the store in the Heritage Crossing Shopping Center at 3401 Raleigh Road Parkway. 

When emergency crews arrived, the store was being evacuated and the fire had been extinguished by employees. The fire was contained to a small area near the greeting cards section. 

A small amount of merchandise was burned and some ceiling tiles were damaged from the sprinkler system. 

No one was injured. There was no word on what started the fire.

The store closed after the fire but is expected to reopen on Sunday.

Police would like to interview a man caught on surveillance video leaving the store.  

Anyone with any information about the man or the fire should call police at 252-399-2329 or Wilson County Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.