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Historic buildings damaged by weekend blaze

(Photo: Kingstreenews.com) (Photo: Kingstreenews.com)
(Photo: Kingstreenews.com) (Photo: Kingstreenews.com)

Authorities are investigating a fire that damaged two historic Kingstree buildings over the weekend.

The fire happened at the Old Trucker department store on Main Street just before 2 a.m on Sunday.

Investigators believe the fire may have started in the attic and quickly spread to a nearby building. Witnesses tell us thick smoke covered the downtown area for hours.

There's no word on what caused the fire. No injuries were reported. 

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