Multiple homes and businesses lost in fire near Canton Old Mill - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Multiple homes and businesses lost in fire near Canton Old Mill Marketplace

CANTON, TX (KLTV) -

20 structures were destroyed in an early morning fire near the Old Mill Marketplace on Highway 64 in Canton.

The initial call came in from a patrol officer who saw a flash of light just before 4am Saturday. Authorities say flames were up to 80 feet high and the width of the fire was around 80 yards. At least 25 people were evacuated from the scene of that fire this morning.

Authorities also tell KLTV that nobody is allowed to go back to their homes or stores in the area for at least another 48 hours.

People who are waiting for more information in the area are currently waiting at the Old Mill Marketplace. The American Red Cross is also on the scene providing food, water and blankets.

17 different agencies responded to the scene, and we are being told that officials from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is on the scene.

Copyright 2013 KLTV. All rights reserved. 

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Bush's Baked Beans announces voluntary recall

    Bush's Baked Beans announces voluntary recall

    Sunday, July 23 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-07-23 23:14:18 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-07-23 23:14:18 GMT

    Bush Brothers & Co.Saturday announced a voluntary recall of certain 28-ounce cans of three varieties of its baked beans.  

    More >>

    Bush Brothers & Co.Saturday announced a voluntary recall of certain 28-ounce cans of three varieties of its baked beans.  

    More >>
  • After Craigslist scam, man can't enter his own home

    After Craigslist scam, man can't enter his own home

    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:29:14 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:29:14 GMT

    The people inside rented the home from a mystery person on Craiglist. As the law stands, because they refuse to leave, Keith Mills now has to go to court to prove he’s the rightful owner.

    More >>

    The people inside rented the home from a mystery person on Craiglist while owner Keith Mills was on vacation.. As the law stands, because the renters refuse to leave, Mills now has to go to court to prove he’s the rightful owner.

    More >>
  • Princes William, Harry remember their final call with Diana

    Princes William, Harry remember their final call with Diana

    Sunday, July 23 2017 3:30 AM EDT2017-07-23 07:30:46 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 9:31 PM EDT2017-07-24 01:31:59 GMT

    Prince William and Prince Harry are paying tribute to their mother, Princess Diana, as the 20th anniversary of her death in a car crash approaches.

    More >>

    Prince William and Prince Harry are paying tribute to their mother, Princess Diana, as the 20th anniversary of her death in a car crash approaches.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly