Trash Can Blaze Damages CVS Building in Rocky Mount

ROCKY MOUNT – Rocky Mount Volunteer Fire Department and other agencies have responded to a structure fire at one of the Town’s two CVS pharmacies.

Courtesy: Rocky Mount Police Department Officer C. Witt.

RMFD was dispatched to the fire at 5:38 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 970 Franklin Street. First responders found the area around an exterior trash can in flames. The building exterior has sustained heat and smoke damage, and first responders are still on scene to ensure the fire is out.

The fire is under investigation by the Rocky Mount Police Department. Investigators have not yet determined the extent of damage or cost of repairs.

Rocky Mount Fire was assisted by Franklin County Public Safety, Rocky Mount Police, and Glade Hill and Ferrum Fire Departments.

This is a developing story. Stay with Cable 12 for further updates.

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