Sunday night fire breaks out at junk yard

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MOREHEAD CITY, Carteret County - A fire broke out at a junk yard in Morehead City Sunday night.

Morehead City Assistant Fire Chief Dykeman Baily told NewsChannel 12's Nicole Ford the fire happened at 1816 Shep Willis Road in Morehead City. They received a call just after 6 on Sunday and the fire was put out within 45 minutes.

Baily said the location was a small junk yard where old vehicles were stored. A person there was burning debris and the fire got out of control. It burned five vehicles.

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