Fire crews say fire destroyed a convenience store and tire repair business in Martin County.
The fire broke out late Monday afternoon at the Parmele Service Center off of Alternate 64 in Parmele.
There were no injuries. Fire crews say a heater was left on and sparked the blaze. The business had closed for the day when the fire broke out.
Fire officials in Robersonville say they haven't seen a fire like this in the past ten years.