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Fire breaks out at warehouse in Huntington

Fire crews battled flames coming from a Huntington business early Tuesday morning. (WCHS/WVAH)

Fire crews battled flames early Tuesday morning at a warehouse in Huntington.

Cabell County dispatchers said a fire broke out about 2:30 a.m. at the old A & A Transmission warehouse on the corner of 3rd Street and 4th Avenue.

Firefighters said the building has been vacant for years, but it was packed from floor to ceiling with heavy equipment, combustibles and recycled oil.

The Huntington fire and police departments and Cabell County EMS responded to the scene.

American Red Cross Disaster Relief was also on scene providing food and water for the firefighters.

More than 150 Appalachian Power customers had outages as a result of the fire.

Dispatchers said no injuries have been reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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