Mt. Jackson business is destroyed by fire

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The Mount Jackson Police Department reports that Shenandoah County Authorities responded to a fire at approximately 3 a.m. Sat. Feb. 26.

Authorities had to shutdown Route 11 to fight fire that destroyed the Randy’s Do It Best Hardware Store in Mount Jackson.

Nearby residents were temporally evacuated due to heavy smoke.

An ABC news report states that the building sustained an estimated $2 million in damage including building and inventory.

That report also states that a firefighter may have been transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation with no other injuries reported.

Mount Jackson fire fighters along with units from Woodstock, Rockingham and Page Counties responded to the incident.

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