Fire destroys multiple Canton Trade Days buildings

Published: May. 14, 2016 at 1:09 PM CDT
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CANTON, TX (KLTV) - Six buildings were destroyed in an early morning fire at The Mountain, a shopping area in Canton.

According to a statement released by The Mountain, the fire broke out at 1:42 a.m. The Canton Fire Department was called to the scene and was assisted by multiple additional departments. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to a small area.

The Mountain is about two blocks east of downtown Canton. The shops are normally open the weekend before the first Monday of the month as part of Canton Trade Days, known as First Monday.

The cause of the fire has not been released.

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