Fire destroys Linden mechanic shop

January 3, 2019

A mechanic shop in Cumberland County was destroyed in a fire Wednesday night.

401 Tire and Auto, in Linden, caught fire around 11:40 p.m.

There were at least six cars, 2,000 tires, oil, gas and other flammables in the building.

The shop’s roof caved in.

Scott Bass, district chief of Westarea Fire Department, said the building was a total loss.

About 50 firefighters from 10 departments in Cumberland and Harnett counties responded.

No one was injured.

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