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BURKE COUNTY, N.C. — A beloved landmark, the old Hildebran schoolhouse, was gutted after a raging fire tore through the building early Monday morning.

Firefighters from across Burke County were called before dawn to help put out flames at the old schoolhouse.

The first fire crews were called to 202 South Center Street just after 5 a.m. and reported heavy smoke and flames coming from the building, right next to the Town Hall.

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