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Crews put out "hot spots" after early morning cotton gin fire in Martin County

By Anna Bulszewicz
Published On: Dec 07 2012 04:54:51 AM CST
Updated On: Dec 07 2012 08:05:44 AM CST

A fire was reported at a cotton gin in Martin County.  Dispatchers tell us this blaze broke out at a cotton gin on Everetts Rd. in Everetts around 4 a.m. Friday.

Dispatchers tell us this blaze broke out at Roanoke Tar Cotton Inc.

Fire officials are not sure how the fire started.  No one was inside at the time.  There were no injuries reported.  Officials tell our reporter they are not calling this blaze suspicious.  Right now they are working to investigate the cause of this fire. 

As of 7:30 a.m. crews were still on scene putting out hot spots. 

We will continue to gather the latest information.