Blaze claims venue on Hwy. 29 near Hayneville

Published 11:12 am Friday, December 4, 2020

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Firefighters for a blaze Tuesday night at a venue on Hwy. 21 near Hayneville.

The structure was a complete loss.

Burkville Fire Chief Dustin Casey said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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Casey said firefighters were called to the scene on Hwy. 21 just before Fredrick Douglas, around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday.

He said they fought the fire until around midnight.

Burkville and Catoma fire departments both responded to the fire.

“I was told that it was not necessarily a club but a building that people would rent out for events,” he said.