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Business destroyed by fire

Tuesday, February 5, 2002

PORTAGEVILLE - A Portageville business was destroyed by fire early today.

At 3:58 a.m. today, a 9-1-1 call alerted the Portageville Fire Department of a fire at Woods Lumber Co., Highway 61 North. Firefighters were able to contain the blaze to the building, which was destroyed.

The Hayti Fire Department was called in on stand-by while the local department battled the blaze for several hours. The Portageville department remained on the scene at 8:30 a.m. today.

Also the Missouri State Fire Marshal's Office had a representative on the scene trying to determine the cause of the fire.

No one was reported injured in the blaze.