Two businesses destroyed in Thomasville fire

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1100 National Highway (Google Maps)

THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A fire on Monday evening reportedly destroyed a building housing two businesses in Thomasville.

According to The Lexington Dispatch, the blaze was reported shortly before midnight at 1100-A National Highway.

Firefighters tell the newspaper they arrived to find flames coming through the roof of the building.

The 1,-800-square-foot building, which was owned by Robert Reid Properties, and everything inside were lost, firefighters told The-Dispatch.

The building was used by a general contractor and a home improvement business, The-Dispatch reports.

The cause of the fire was not known as of Tuesday morning.  Thomasville Fire Marshal Rocky Watts is investigating.

An Exxon gas station located a short distance away from the building was not damaged.

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