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Fire at Highgate gun shop

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HIGHGATE, Vt. -

A fire at a gun shop in Highgate.

A neighbor called 911 after seeing smoke coming from the M & R gun shop late Thursday afternoon. Crews got the fire out quickly -- and saved much of the store. Investigators are not sure how the fire started. It does not appear to be suspicious.

They say an employee was injured -- while working on a gun  -- and was taken to the hospital by another employee. They locked the shop and left. Soon after that  -- the neighbor spotted smoke.

The elementary school was also evacuated as a precaution.

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