A warehouse owned by New Age Builders was partially
destroyed in a two-alarm fire in Greensboro on Saturday night.
Greensboro fire Deputy Chief Dwayne Church said neighbors
called in reports of multiple explosions at 625-A Fulton St. at about 10:30
p.m. When the first engine arrived on the scene, firefighters encountered heavy
fire from the warehouse, which is adjacent to a rail line.
Due to the severity of the fire, Church said a second engine
was called to the scene. He said that 68 firefighters fought the fire, and that
the estimated cost of the damage was $125,000, including a $25,000 loss to the
structure and $100,000 loss in inventory.
No civilians or firefighters were injured, Church said.
The warehouse is located next door to the Pregnancy Network,
formerly known as Greensboro Pregnancy Center, an organization that counsels
women against abortion.
“The cause and origin of the fire is still under investigation,”
Church said. “Any bigger fire like that, it makes it tougher to determine what
caused it. It may take a couple days.”
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