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Stoddard County investigates a fire in Advance

Dec 03, 2012 -- 10:51am


Fire crews raced to the scene of a fire in Stoddard County Sunday night.  County firefighters got the call to County Road 2-07 south of Advance around 8:30 PM Sunday for a fire at a building once known as the "Old Slaughter House."  A passer-by called 911 and when fire crews arrived, flames were shooting out of the building due to high winds.  It took about 90 minutes to extinguish.  The building is a total loss.  The cause is not known but the fire is not considered suspicious.  No one was hurt.

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