WILLIAMSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Firefighters spent Wednesday night into Thursday morning battling a massive fire in Williamston.
It happened at the Magnuson Hotel, formerly the Holiday Inn, located at the corner of US-64 Business and US-17.
Williamston, Robersonville and Bear Grass fire departments responded.
According to the Williamston Fire chief, James Peele, the call came in around 9:30 Wednesday evening.
9 On Your Side is told two of the four wings were occupied. The two others were vacant.
Fire crews say the building is a total loss. Fortunately, no injuries were reported.
Chief Peele says investigators are highly confident the fire started in the electric room.
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