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One transported to hospital after fire at Florence gas station

A Google Maps Street View image of the gas station where the fire broke out. A Google Maps Street View image of the gas station where the fire broke out.
A Google Maps image of the fire's location. A Google Maps image of the fire's location.

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – One person has been taken to the hospital after a fire at a gas station in Florence, fire officials confirmed Tuesday morning.

The fire started at Tommy's Markette, located on east Palmetto Street near Griffin Street, at about 10:47 a.m. Tuesday. Two fire vehicles and a ladder responded and had the fire under control before 11:15 a.m.

One person was transported, and the fire did damage to the gas pumps and the overhead awning, confirmed an official. Palmetto Street was blocked off while crews put out the fire.

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