Morning fire damages gas station, market in East Limestone

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Abby’s Mini Mart on Nick Davis Rd. was the scene on a morning fire that engulfed two vehicles and a gas pump.

The fire happened just after 10:00 am. Firefighters say it originated at the gas pump. Witnesses tell WZDX a man was putting gas in his truck when the pump exploded. His truck and another truck was damaged. 

“I just heard a loud boom and then I come up here and it was on fire and there was a truck right here on this side, and there was a truck on that side and both trucks was on fire,” said Bryan Shaw.

The driver of the truck who was pumping gas was taken to the hospital. The driver of the other truck was not injured. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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