Fire at Canton shopping complex destroys nearly 30 buildings
POSTED: Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 12:25pm
UPDATED: Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 3:46pm
Canton, Texas (KETK) — A fire in Canton destroys nearly 30 buildings.
Canton Police tell KETK that the fire started around 3:48 a.m. after police noticed the blaze coming from the Mountain area.
Police and fire officials began evacuating the area immediately.
All fire departments in Van Zandt County assisted in putting out the fire or helping with city work.
Police tell us that about 25 people were evacuated from their homes and fortunately there were no injuries.
About 25 to 30 buildings were destroyed in this fire.
Fire crews will not be able to determine what started the fire until the debris is cleared.