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UPDATE: Fire Investigators Say Cause Of Falkland Building Fire Is Undetermined

Fire investigators are still investigating a building fire from over the weekend.

The cause is still under investigation, but fire officials say there's little to left to really determine the cause.

Pitt county dispatchers say crews were called out to the old Country Store building in Falkland around 1:30am Sunday morning.

Crews were able to extinguish that blaze, but several hours later, the fire rekindled and crews were called back out to the scene.

The building has been shut down for years according to officials. The Pitt County Fire Marshal says, while they're still investigating they've deemed the cause and the origin of the blaze as undetermined.



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Firefighters were called out to an abandoned building twice within 24 hours due to a fire that rekindled.

They were first called out to the building on Main Street in Falkland around 1:30 a.m. Officials say the building used to be "The Country Store," but the business has been shut down for years.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze, but around 8:30 a.m. they were called back to the scene because the fire had rekindled.

Officials say no one was in the building at the time of the fire, so there were no injuries reported.

No word yet on what caused the fire.

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Firefighters are back on the scene of a large structure fire that actually started several hours ago.

Pitt county dispatchers tell WITN that crews were called out to a structure on fire on Main Street in Falkland around 1:30am Sunday morning. Crews were able to extinguish that blaze, but about 8:30am, firefighters were called back out to the scene.

We're told the fire rekindled and crews had to put that fire out.

It's unclear what that structure is at this time. There's no information if anyone was inside or what cause the blaze.

Continue to stay with WITN-TV and WITN.com for more information as it becomes available to us.


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