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Up to 2500 families affected by Rocky Mount fire

Published: Dec. 18, 2021 at 8:15 AM EST
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ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce confirms a fire at the QVC Distribution Center in Rocky Mount.

“We don’t know all the details, but do know that up to 2500 families will be affected by this tragedy,” they wrote in a Facebook post Saturday morning. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the employees of QVC and our brave first responders.”

The QVC Distribution Center is located on QVC Boulevard, off Highway 64 in Rocky Mount.

David Venable, host of QVC’s “In the Kitchen with David,” wrote, “We are currently focused on our team there. As we work to understand the full impact of this incident, including any impact to shipping and delivery, we’ll share further details. Thank you for your patience.”

Many WITN viewers have notified the station of the flames they see or posted photos and videos of the fire on social media, but officials have not yet confirmed details or reported any injuries.

The WITN News team is working to learn more.

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