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1 person seriously hurt in Cornelius fire, MEDIC says

CORNELIUS, N.C. — One person was hurt after a fire broke out at a local business in Cornelius on Thursday morning.

The fire started at the Dealer Imports on Old Statesville Road, near Mayes Road. One person was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to MEDIC.

Chopper 9 SkyZoom flew over the fire and did not see any flames coming out of the building.

Old Statesville Road on Highway 115 was closed as of 12 p.m. due to the fire, according to the Cornelius Police Department.

Channel 9 is working to learn more about the cause of the fire.

Check back here as this story develops.

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