Firefighters battle business fire in NC

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Firefigthers battled a 3-alarm warehouse fire in southwest Charlotte in the early morning hours on New Year’s Day.

Crews arrived at the Light Fixture Outlet on Nations Crossing around 3 a.m. and found heavy flames and smoke coming from the roof of the building.

They had to force open metal doors and windows to get inside, but after a partial collapse in the building, had to pull back and use ladders to battle the fire.

Around 70 firefighters responded to the call and as of 6 a.m., firefighters were still putting out hot spots inside the business.

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