Fire Damages Three Businesses In Avis

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AVIS -- Three businesses were badly damaged by a fire in Clinton County Sunday just before 2 p.m.

The blaze tore through a building that has three companies inside: Pine Mountain Excavating, Wilks Contracting, and Pine Mountain Primitives.

According to Dean Edwards, owner of Pine Mountain Excavating, he was working in the building when he heard a pop and went outside to see one wall and the roof on fire.

Half a dozen fire companies were called to the fire on West Central Avenue in Avis to put it out.

No injuries were reported.

Newswatcher Paul Garrett provided several pictures of the fire to Newswatch 16.