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Antique building destroyed by fire

BOONEVILLE (KWWL) -- A 200-year-old building in downtown Booneville is now a complete loss after a fire Sunday night.

The well-known antique business caught fire around 7:00 p.m. shooting flames into the air and threatening nearby buildings. 

Five fire departments brought 20 trucks to the scene of the fire to fight the flames, but the building was full of flammable material and had no sprinklers leaving it destroyed.

Investigators are still looking into the cause of the fire.

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