Fire damages commercial building in Concord
CONCORD — Concord Department of Fire and Life Safety responded to a commercial structure fire at 1051 N.C. Highway 49 S. shortly before 1 p.m. today. Several businesses are located at the property, including Whitley Truck Equipment.
Eight units from Concord Fire and Life Safety with 28 personnel responded to the call, arriving on scene at 12:51 p.m. Units reported heavy smoke visible en route to the scene. Units are still overhauling the fire scene at this time.
The north side of the building is heavily damaged. The fire is under investigation by the Cabarrus County Fire Marshall’s office.
N.C. Highway 49 northbound is closed at Stough Road and N.C. 49, southbound at Old Charlotte Road due to large diameter water supply lines. Lanes are estimated to remain closed until around 4 p.m.
There were no injuries reported.
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