Fire destroys building in Meridian

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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Meridian firefighters were called to a large structure fire Tuesday evening near I-20 in Meridian.

Deputy Fire Chief Jason Collier says the fire was contained to a metal shed on North Fontage Road behind some businesses. Crews had to fight through some brush to get to the building, which is located just behind Newell Paper Company on Grand Avenue. The majority of the fire was put out within 30 minutes.

The cause has not been determined.