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Fire damages huge QVC distribution center in North Carolina

QVC Facility Fire
Posted at 11:22 PM, Dec 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-18 23:22:35-05

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — A fire has ripped through a distribution center in North Carolina for the QVC home-shopping television network, causing extensive damage to the facility.

The News & Observer reports that more than 300 employees were working at the facility near Rocky Mount when the fire was reported shortly after 2 a.m.

No injuries were immediately reported.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation.

Officials said a “main section” of the 1.2 million-square-foot facility appears to be destroyed.