Overnight Fire Destroys Business

1-19-06 - A Durant business was destroyed by fire early Thursday morning. It began around 1am in the Westline Road area north of highway 70 and west of highway 69/75.

The fire damaged one business and destroyed Randy’s Paint and Body Shop

Firefighters say high winds pushed the flames to the northeast where the body shop was hit. No on was injured and firefighters did bring the fire under control, keeping the flames from spreading to a nearby gas station. It’s still not clear how the fire started, although it began in a nearby pasture.