Quick-moving fire destroys old hosiery plant in Hickory

Quick-moving fire destroys old hosiery plant in Hickory
Fire officials in Hickory are investigating a quick-moving fire that destroyed an old hosiery plant. (HICKORY DAILY RECORD)

HICKORY, N.C. — Fire officials in Hickory are investigating a quick-moving fire that destroyed an old hosiery plant.

More than a dozen firefighters were called to Highland Avenue in northeast Hickory shortly after 3 a.m. Wednesday.

When they arrived, flames were burning through the roof of the old plant.

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Firefighters said a homeless woman was staying in the building at the time of the blaze.

The cause of the fire has not been determined but no injuries were reported.

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