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Small Fire with No Injuries at Facility in Morganton

At about 7:15 Saturday evening (June 8), the Morganton Department of Public Safety responded to a reported structure fire at a treatment facility located at 407 North College Street. Upon arrival, a resident of the facility told first responders that there was a fire in one of the bathrooms and that all residents made it out without any injuries.

Smoke was found throughout the facility with heavy black smoke coming from the bathroom. Firefighters extinguished the fire within minutes without further damage to the facility. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.