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Fire destroys abandoned store

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COPIAH COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A fire has destroyed an abandoned store in Copiah County. The blaze broke out just before 1:30 PM at J. C. Joynter's closed store on Timberlane Road. 

Fire departments from Stronghope, Wesson and Bethel responded, but were unable to save the building. 

Neighbors say they saw the property owner burning trash near the structure on Thursday. 

No one was injured in the blaze.

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