Massive fire leaves gas station closed for business

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. -- Due to a early morning fire, a gas station in Melrose will not be be open for business

The Clay County Fire Rescue worked to put out a massive fire at Nick's Quick Stop located in the 8800 block of State Street just after 4 a.m. Monday.

It took 28 firefighters to put the fire out and the release said crews from Station 11 got to the fire 9 minutes after the alarm and gained control of the fire as of 4:19 a.m.

According to CCFD, the blaze had the building engulfed in flames before they arrived. Fortunately, there was no one inside and no firefighters were injured.

The State Fire Marshal is working to determine what caused the fire, however at this time, the fire is considered suspicious.


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